Apply the test
(a) am I likely to get sued for this?
(b) if I were sued, is there the slightest chance I would lose?
and come to your own conclusions.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: saxon-help-admin@...
> [mailto:saxon-help-admin@...] On Behalf Of
> Elliotte Harold
> Sent: 02 March 2005 13:18
> To: saxon-help@...
> Subject: [saxon] License issue
> I'm curious about the license for Saxon-SA. I see in it the following
> You may not:
> (ii) reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, modify,
> make any attempt to discover the source code of the Software,
> or create
> derivative works from the Software;
> How does "make any attempt to discover the source code of the
> square with the fact that large portions of Saxon are freely
> as open source? By purchasing a license for Saxon-SA am I thereby
> promising never to download or look at the source code for the open
> source parts?
> Elliotte Rusty Harold elharo@...
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