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

Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Lionel Elie Mamane <lionel@mamane.lu>
>>On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 04:58:32PM +0200, Yorick Cool wrote:
>>>On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 03:55:56PM +0200, Dalibor Topic wrote:
>>>>>The application of the
>>>>>   United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale
>>>>>   of Goods is expressly excluded.
>>>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.
>>Yes, but what does it *say*?
> There are thousands and thousands of words in the CISG. They cover
> much ground in many areas of contract law. It is impossible to tell
> which specific one of the CISG's 101 articles Mozilla's lawyers were
> afraid of.

Thanks Henning, and thanks Yorrick for putting all the work into
investigating what started as a joke on puzzling legalese. Now I know
more than I ever wanted to know about UN sale of goods conventions.

dalibor topic

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