Quoting Rory Browne (rory.browne at gmail.com):
> Based (a) on the oft-quoted paragraph....
...and carefully ignoring the relevant exclusion RIGHT BELOW that, even
though you say you read the licence. Noted.
> It weakens it slightly, but the fact that Novells legal dept,
> confirmed that redistribution was legal, counteracts that paragraph,
> drasticly reducing its(the adjacent paragraph) relevence.
Wait, previously, you said merely "a Novell representantive" -- and now
it's Novell _legal dept._? Please clarify: Did you speak to a Novell
attorney and/or other members of their legal department?
I ask because, as mentioned, Novell / SUSE Linux AG sales and customer
service representatives have a long record of demonstrably wrong
statements to the public about SUSE boxed-set editions.
> > otherwise it would violate Irish commercial law
>> Actually It was Irish consumer law....
Which is (obviously) commercial law.
> ...and not only the license, but the subsequent assurance from Novells
> copyright dept.
Which you received in writing? If so, please cite. And, if not, then
one is left to wonder if you're being no more accurate, precise, and
relevant in recounting _that_ than you've been in other matters.
> You're making a mountain out of what is hardly even a molehill.
I prefer my own metaphor: I've tidily disposed of a sizeable pile of
rubbish -- posted by you and Niall O'Broin.
> > The relevant part DIRECTLY BELOW the part you did quote -- so as not
> > to lie through omission.
>> I didn't consider that relevent.
Then, you're plainly not _competent_ to discuss licensing. Kindly quit
wasting our time, then.
> What exactly was not factually accurate?
Obviously: Your claims about the licence's substance, and consequent
alleged potential violation of Irish law.
> Frankly I couldn't be arsed sueing over something as minor as this.
Then, don't go around making dumbass phony and incompetent threats about
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