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Re: New licence for cryto++ code-base

On Mon, 29 Jan 2001, Sam TH wrote:

> I think it's exceedingly unreasonable to declare software as non-free
> since the license specifies compliance with the law at that time (this
> was written 5 years ago).

I think this is a mute point. Free is free, non-free is non-free and laws
do not change anything about that.

> I think this clause is clearly meant to
> instruct people on the law relating to export from the US.  And since
> Debian has no intention of exporting this from the US (that's what
> pandora is for), I don't think this should matter.

Do I understand the licence wrong, or does it not only talk about
exporting but about giving to whomever not in the US, without looking on
where you are?

  Bernhard R. Link

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