Re: Contracts and licenses
Lewis Jardine <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Textbook Example: in Scotland, if you advertise a reward for returning
> your lost cellphone, you are contractually obligated to reward the
> person returning the phone. If you refuse, they can take you to court
> for this reward. (In this case, the phone is not consideration, as it
> your phone, not theirs. They are not actually giving you anything when
> they return your phone).
I think I've come across a very similar textbook example for English
law, with a dog instead of a phone. It was explained to me that the
performance of returning the dog counts as consideration.