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

Scripsit Steve Langasek <vorlon@debian.org>

> The controls apply *in the US*.  That means that, for anyone in the US, this
> license imposes extralegal penalties for engaging in civil disobedience in
> contravention of US embargo laws.  Regardless of whether you have any
> intention of risking the *legal* penalties for violating US embargo laws, I
> do *not* consider it free if a copyright holder tacks its own penalties on
> top of that.

Well said, and a good argument that my previous comments in this
thread actually miss the point. I stand corrected.

Henning Makholm                               "... popping pussies into pies
                                                      Wouldn't do in my shop
                            just the thought of it's enough to make you sick
                           and I'm telling you them pussy cats is quick ..."

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