Re: sendmail X license (fwd)
Scripsit Andrew Suffield <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 09:24:16PM +0100, Henning Makholm wrote:
> > It would be OK for the Sendmail people to say "if the user wants to
> > sue *us*, he must do it in SF"
> I'm not really sure about that one.
I think it would be free mainly because I cannot think of any
situation where the licensee would have any grievance (grounded in a
free license, anyway) to sue the licensor over. Thus, the only suits
that would be covered by such a clause would be completely frivolous
I can symphatize with a licensor who does not wish to end up in a
*foreign* court as a result of writing software and giving it away.
Henning Makholm "Jeg køber intet af Sulla, og selv om uordenen griber
planmæssigt om sig, så er vi endnu ikke nået dertil hvor
ordentlige mennesker kan tillade sig at stjæle slaver fra
hinanden. Så er det ligegyldigt, hvor stærke, politiske modstandere vi er."