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Re: BCFG Public License

This one time, at band camp, Ken Arromdee said:
> On Sat, 29 Jul 2006, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > I think you're misunderstanding. You're not asked to agree with the law, 
> > merely its existence. 
> Imagine a hypothetical where five years from now someone believes that the
> law is unconstitutional and is embroiled in a lawsuit about it against the
> government.  This person does not, in fact, agree that the law restricts
> people in any way (since an unconstitutional law is not valid).  However,
> the software license demands that he agree that he is restricted by law, so
> he is barred from using the software.

I don't think you've read what you're replying to.  If your hypothetical
person is working to overturn a law, then there is an a priori
acknowledgement that the law exists, correct?
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