Re: Bug#221709: ITP: at76c503a-source -- at76c503a driver source
Scripsit Anthony DeRobertis <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> No, it has nothing to do with whether a promise is kept, but it does
> have something to do with if a legal promise ( = contract ) is made. A
> contract (at least in many places) needs an offering ("consideration")
> from both sides;
That is true in common-law jurisdictions. In most continental European
legal systems, unilateral promises are legally valid and can be
enforced by the beneficiary. (Though, in the case of disagreement
about exactly what was promised, the beneficiary will often have
to bear the entire burden of proof).
Henning Makholm "Fuck Lone."