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Re: Apple's APSL 2.0 " Debian Free Software Guidelines"-compliant?

On Fri, Jun 25, 2004 at 04:32:01AM -0500, Ryan Rasmussen wrote:
> Is the following compliant with Debian's Free Software Guidelines?


> 12.1 Termination. This License and the rights granted hereunder will
> terminate:

> (c) automatically without notice from Apple if You, at any time during
> the term of this License, commence an action for patent infringement
> against Apple; provided that Apple did not first commence
> an action for patent infringement against You in that instance.

Termination of a copyright license for unrelated patent lawsuits is
completely unacceptable.

> 13.6 Dispute Resolution. Any litigation or other dispute resolution
> between You and Apple relating to this License shall take place in the
> Northern District of California, and You and Apple hereby consent to
> the personal jurisdiction of, and venue in, the state and federal
> courts within that District with respect to this License. The
> application of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the
> International Sale of Goods is expressly excluded.

And this one is no good either.

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