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

Le lundi 05 juin 2006 à 11:16 -0700, Steve Langasek a écrit :
> 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.  We are, after all, talking about laws that prohibit *the
> sharing of software*, which is one of the most fundamental features of Free
> Software.

This indeed makes a lot of sense. Not only does the license ask to
respect the law, it is terminated when you violate any kind of law or
regulation. I stand corrected.
 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
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