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

Marco d'Itri writes:

> mdpoole@troilus.org wrote:
>>>>Is a license that requires micropayments in exchange for distribution rights
>>>>free?  If not, why is a cost measured in terms of legal risk imposed by the
>>>>license more free than one measured in hundredths of a cent?
>>> Because it's not obviously a "cost".
>>I have already explained why it *is* a cost.  Choice of venue is a
> And many people explained why the do not believe it is, at least in the
> meaning used by the DFSG.

How do you distinguish a requirement that the user abide by some
remote court's process from a requirement that the user pet a cat,
volunteer for some personally distasteful organization, etc?  Are
those DFSG-free requirements?

Michael Poole

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