Re: PBS License
On 17 Jul 2001, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
>John Galt <email@example.com> writes:
>> This solves one of my problems. The second is more thorny.
>> It seems that the PBS license has the choice of law clause for Virginia, a
>> UCTIA state. In the past, this was enough to make a license questionable.
>> Is it enough reason to make it non-free on it's own? Remember, the choice
>> of law thing actually makes a weird sort of sense, as it IS a click-wrap
>> license, and UCTIA gives a click-wrap the force of law.
>What's the "this" you are referring to? That it has a choice of law
>clause, or that the clause refers to a UCTIA state?
The choice of law in Virginia. Cf Python 1.6 and web2ldap
>We don't like choice of law clauses, but there's no reason that they
>make something non-free.
No, python 1.6 was undistributable because of GPL hooks, and web2ldap
never made it to distribution
The early worm gets the bird.
Who is John Galt? firstname.lastname@example.org, that's who!