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



On Sat, 17 Sep 2005 20:02:49 -0400 (EDT) Jennifer Brown wrote:

> 
> I am new to this list, I arrived here by being interested in the
> Debian Women Project, so please forgive me if I am jumping in where my
> opinion is not wanted and if I am too long winded.

Hi, and welcome to debian-legal!  :)

> I have been trying
> to follow the recent conversation regarding choice of venue (aka forum
> selection clause) and I have a few thoughts...

Thanks for sharing them with us.

[...]
> I fully understand that _may_ and _shall_ are different terms however,
> and I will check on this, but I am pretty sure _may_ in this instance
> is indicating _required._  Again I need to confer with someone to see
> if licensing agreements fall outside of these specialized rules, but I
> don_t think they strictly do.  
> 
> In conclusion it seems that just because a venue/forum selection
> clause exists does not in-and-of-itself mean that it will hold up in
> court.

But it could hold up, couldn't it?
If this is the case, we must stay on the safe side and assume it will...

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