Re: openbkweb-0.0

From: Adrian Bunk (
Date: Thu Feb 13 2003 - 16:11:27 EST

On Thu, Feb 13, 2003 at 08:13:37AM -0800, Larry McVoy wrote:
> We'd view reverse engineering the protocol as falling under the "you're
> working on a competing implementation".

If a clause in a license forbids a licensee to use or decompile the
program to gather the information needed for independendly developed
programs to interoperate with this program current German copyright law
says that this clause is void in Germany. :-)

> Larry McVoy lm at



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