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Re: CDDL, OpenSolaris, Choice-of-venue and the star package ...

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 03:55:56PM +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
Dalibor> > The application of the
Dalibor> >    United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale
Dalibor> >    of Goods is expressly excluded.
Dalibor> [snip]
Dalibor> That's my favourite bit of lawyerese in MPL-derivative licenses.
Dalibor> I wish they had expressly excluded the sharia law on software licenses 
Dalibor> as practised by the late Taleban ruling Kandahar.

Well actually, in most countries part of the UN, the convention applies by default to
international contracts. So it is quite relevant to exclude it, otherwise it may seriously
be contended that it is applicable.

Yorick Cool
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Tel: + 32 (0)81 72 47 62 /+32 (0)81 51 37 75
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