Re: DFSG-freeness of the "CID Font Code Public Licence"
On Monday 05 June 2006 13:28, Stephen Gran wrote:
> This one time, at band camp, Jacobo Tarrio said:
> > El lunes, 5 de junio de 2006 a las 19:39:46 +1000, Andrew Donnellan
> > > But it doesn't say that - it says applicable laws, if that includes US
> > > export laws then there's nothing you can do about it because it would
> > > apply to you in any case.
> > It says applicable laws, including US export laws. That's: applicable
> > laws, and, in addition to them, US export laws. If I live in the EU, US
> > export laws are not applicable laws to me, but per the license, I'd have
> > to comply anyway.
> I think you're misparsing what includes means. Includes indicates a
> subset, rather than an addition. The list of numbers 1 .. 4 includes 2.
> It is a nonsense statement to say, the list 1 ..4, including 5.
It is there, no matter being additive or not:
6. Compliance with Laws; Non-Infringement. Recipient shall comply with all
applicable laws and regulations in connection with use and distribution of
the Subject Software, including but not limited to, all export and import
control laws and regulations of the U.S. government and other countries.
Having that said, I believe US export and import control laws are not even
applicable in some jurisdictions, but could be enforced epspecially if
bipartite agreements exist between the involved jurisdictions.
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