From: Mahesh T. Pai (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Tue Aug 03 2010 - 21:34:46 CDT
Peter Constable said on Wed, Aug 04, 2010 at 01:09:32AM +0000,:
> > a claim of IPR of any kind, and unhindered use are incompatible.
> Are you saying that in your capacity as an IPR lawyer? ;-)
No. I am no longer a laweyr for past 5 years, I am in employment.
> If the owner of IP grants unhindered use, they are not incompatible.
Definitely, you are correct.
Question is, is such an explicit permission necessary?
If I call myself "Mahesh", do I need to grant an explicit license to
enable you to address me as "Mahesh" in a public forum?
If "Mahesh" was substituted with a symbol, would it make any
differentce? There is no need, IMHO.
Philippe was suggesting otherwise, in spite of Govt. of India's
> Of course, the statement also implicitly assumes that unhindered
> use is what is desirable. It may be in some situations, but not in
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