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SubjectRe: your mail

On Tue, 26 Nov 1996, George Byrkit wrote:

> Date: Tue, 26 Nov 1996 15:53:41 -0500
> From: George Byrkit <>
> To:
> Newsgroups:
> Subject: Re: your mail
> Someone wrote:
> > >
> > > This is certainly one interpretation of the U.S. Export laws. Other
> > > people have made other interpretations. Unless someone is a real
> > > lawyer, and is willing to render a real Legal Opinion, people playing
> > > is probably not a productive use of the linux-kernel channel.
> Not even true! Only a JUDGE can render a Legal Opinion. And it's
> called a decision or verdict or whatever. A Lier can only tell you what
> s/he thinks the 'Legal Opinion' would be, or would be if you retain the
> services of that Lier.

Anyone can have an "opinion"

A lawyer can have a "legal opinion".

Judges and Juries can have "findings", and "verdicts", which are the only
thing that actually have any teeth of the above.

> And who has the money to try to go up against the UncleSam Legal
> Department (Janet Reno and the DofJ and the Court of Supremes)?
> Regards,
> George Byrkit

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