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Re: DFSG-freeness of the "CID Font Code Public Licence"

Scripsit Josselin Mouette <joss@debian.org>
> 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.

Which is even more than demanding only that the US laws are complied with.

> US laws make strictly *no sense* when you're living in another
> country. You are not going to respect laws and regulations from
> *all* countries in the world, are you?

Probably not, which means that I cannot accept to be bound by this

Henning Makholm   "And here we could talk about the Plato's Cave thing for a
                while---the Veg-O-Matic of metaphors---it slices! it dices!"

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