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Re: Justice draws nigh

From: Hyman Rosen
Subject: Re: Justice draws nigh
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2010 15:55:25 -0000
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On 5/13/2010 4:09 AM, Alan Mackenzie wrote:
How can the plaintiff even know which version of Busybox has been

Through the discovery process (that is, by asking).

It is likely that the defendants have customised Busybox to
their own requirements, hence what they distribute won't match ANY
properly released version.  It's thus silly to expect the plaintiffs to
specify the exact version, and US law is surely not _that_ silly.

Copyright law and computer programs are an imperfect mix.
Outcomes would depend on specific facts of the case.

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