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Re: IMAPD license problem

Scripsit Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>

> Under a provision of contract law valid at least within the US, that's not
> quite true.  If the clause is ambiguous, any reasonable meaning you as
> licensee may derive (of course a court will determine whether or not the
> language COULD be construed that way) is valid.  That's certainly no
> guarantee, but it's about as close as you're ever going to get with
> anything if someone starts talking lawsuits.

I'm not intimately familiary with US law, but does that principle
really apply when the licencee is in bad faith (as would clearly
be the case here - given that we *know* how UW interprets their
license, we cannot just decide to select another meaning, at least
not unless we have actually acted upon our own reading before we
learnt about UW's)?

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