[Fedora-legal-list] legal communities of practice [was Re: updating the MPL]

Luis Villa luis at tieguy.org
Tue Mar 16 19:02:23 UTC 2010

On Mon, Mar 15, 2010 at 4:46 PM, Karsten Wade <kwade at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2010 at 04:25:19PM -0800, Luis Villa wrote:
>> So... does that answer your question? :)
> Yes, it does, and for all the reasons you mention.  I'm not as worried
> anymore. :) I see in particular how the culture is a complexity,
> especially as being wary of publicity for considered-private practice
> communities.
> One reason we wrote 'The Open Source Way' is to give non-technical
> communities a branded cluebat to wield, "See, it works this way over
> there in open source and can work for us similarly over here."  If you
> all ever have any good stories/examples that would be compelling to
> lawyers, send 'em my way (or inject them yourselves[1].)

Thanks for providing it; there is a lot of useful content there to
read and think about, and I'm sure some lessons we can learn (even for
someone like me who thinks of themselves as fairly community-clueful.)


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