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Re: The QPL licence



Glenn Maynard said on Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 01:51:04AM -0400,:

 > would  the individual clause  or the  entire license  be considered
 > invalid?  If the latter,  licenses with unenforcable clauses should
 > probably be considered non-free, as the license could be terminated
 > as a result.

That depends  on what the unenforcible  clause says. If  the clause is
the  `core' of  the  license, the  entire  license will  fail; if  the
unenforcible clause can be `severed'  from other parts (like choice of
venue provisions), then courts will enforce the remaining.
 
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