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

On Sat, Jun 26, 2004 at 10:53:14PM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Jun 2004 04:32:01 -0500 Ryan Rasmussen wrote:> > 13.7 Entire Agreement; Governing Law. This License constitutes the
> > entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject
> > matter hereof. This License shall be governed by the laws of the
> > United States and the State of California, except that body of
> > California law concerning conflicts of law.
> Choice of law clause. This is regarded as fine, IIRC.

Under the proviso that the law chosen is not in itself an issue.

> > Where You are located in the province of Quebec, Canada, the following
> > clause applies: The parties hereby confirm that they have requested
> > that this License and all related documents be drafted in English. Les
> > parties ont exige que le present contrat et tous les documents
> > connexes soient rediges en anglais.
> This seems a discrimination betwwen people and thus to violate DFSG#5
> (No Discrimination Against Persons or Groups).

Nah, this is just a reference to a particularly stupid tenet of their law.

I once saw some film or other that satirised it rather well:

A group of people were driving along a road in Canada, in a lorry with
"FUCK CANADA!" spray-painted on the side. They were stopped by the
police and told to add a French translation.

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