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Re: Open Software License

Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 16:16, Joey Hess wrote:
> > 10) Jurisdiction, Venue and Governing Law. You agree that any lawsuit
> > arising under or relating to this License shall be maintained in the
> > courts of the jurisdiction wherein the Licensor resides or in which
> > Licensor conducts its primary business, and under the laws of that
> > jurisdiction excluding its conflict-of-law provisions.
> Haven't we rejected these clauses before? This is no different than
> "Under the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, United States" except
> its much more confusing (where does the licensor live today?)

I don't think so.  It isn't GPL compatible, which is why there was a
big fuss about the Python license.  But it wasn't considered non-free.

Walter Landry

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