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Re: revocability of licences

Scripsit Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS <edmundo@rano.org>

> People could swap signed slips of paper like that at conferences, etc.

To the extent that the lack of consideration is a real problem at all,
this might help.

It might also hurt, though: If swapping signed slips of paper were to
become a widespread *custom* in the free-software community, some
courts might become more likely to agree to the "no consideration ergo
no binding promise" argument in the case of software for which such
slips have *not* been exchanged.

I'd say this is a case where no fix should be attempted until actual
breakage has occured.

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