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Why I Don’t Usually Hand Out Templates by jigordon
March 12, 2009, 9:32 am
Filed under: contract format, contract terms, templates

Deven Desai over at madisonian has a great post on Theory and Law Practice. I’ll let the article do itself justice, but the explanation for understanding theory is exactly why I usually demur when asked to provide templates, either here on this site or within the Software Licensing Handbook.

Giving the template to someone is like handing them a fish but expecting them to figure out how to fish with the thing flopping around in their hands.  Hopefully, what I’m doing here is teaching you to fish (I like to think of it as deep sea fishing, actually… strapped into a chair on the back of a large boat… hauling in that sailfish that might skewer you if you’re not careful) – so you can develop your own templates and respond to someone else’s templates, all without breaking a sweat.

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