On Mon, Feb 13, 2006 at 08:49:33PM -0500, Anthony DeRobertis wrote: > I have a simple question for you: Is the following license free? > > Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a > copy of this software and associated documentation files (the > "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including > without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, > distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to > permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to > the following condition: > > 1. That person first climbs a mountain at least 4,000 ft above mean sea > level. > > Climbing a 4,000 foot mountain is certainly possible. Its just > inconvenient [well, unless you do that kind of stuff for fun]. > Personally, I do not find this license to be free, even though its just > a "convenience" issue. Seeing as that is a void condition which is totally unenforceable, the license is just the same as if the condition were inexistent, so yeah, it's as good as free. Yorick P.S: Anthony, sorry for sending the message to you directly, I messed up.  This is at least the case in civil law countries. I have a few doubts about common law countries.
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