Re: DFSG-freeness of the "CID Font Code Public Licence"
On Monday 05 June 2006 19:33, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> Le dimanche 04 juin 2006 à 13:13 +0200, Henning Makholm a écrit :
> > >> > 6. Compliance with Laws; Non-Infringement. Recipient shall comply
> > >> > with all applicable laws and regulations in connection with use and
> > >> > distribution of the Subject Software, including but not limited to,
> > >> > all export and import control laws and regulations of the U.S.
> > >> > government and other countries.
> > It says specifically that U.S. export and import control laws are
> > axiomatically part of the laws one has to respect. Demanding that is a
> > non-free condition.
> No. It says that US *AND OTHER COUNTRIES* export/import laws should be
> respected. US laws make strictly *no sense* when you're living in
> another country.
That depends. What if a country (or jurisdiction) does not have a
export/import laws or its export/import laws stipulate that certain
bilaterial agreements are in power for such cases. Having 'U.S.' in a law
name does not mean that that law is not respected / enforced or complied with
in any other jurisdiction. How do you think criminals repatration works
between different jurisdictions... it is simply based on respecting other's
jurisdictions laws by means of agreements we could hardly be familiar with
for every single jurisdiction.
> You are not going to respect laws and regulations from
> *all* countries in the world, are you?
This is not relevant to the case.
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