Re: BCFG Public License
On Sunday 30 July 2006 00:01, Stephen Gran wrote:
> Lets refer back to the license for a little clarity, perhaps:
> 7. LICENSEE AGREES THAT THE EXPORT OF GOODS AND/OR TECHNICAL DATA FROM THE
> UNITED STATES MAY REQUIRE SOME FORM OF EXPORT CONTROL LICENSE FROM THE
> U.S. GOVERNMENT AND THAT FAILURE TO OBTAIN SUCH EXPORT CONTROL LICENSE
> MAY RESULT IN CRIMINAL LIABILITY UNDER U.S. LAWS.
> Can you tell me which part of this clause you think asks you to agree
> with the law? Can you tell me which part of this clause you think is
> stronger than a 'may' statement?
> I am at a loss here, frankly. I think mjg59 and myself have done a
> reasonably good job explaining a sentence in our native tongue, but I
> see that we are still failing to communicate. If you don't see what
> we're saying now, can you be more explicit about what phraseology you
> are seeing that supports your interpretation? It would be helpful in
> trying to explain it.
Ok, the above `MAY REQUIRE' implies a possibility of eventual requirement to
bla bla bla ... What happens when that possibility becomes true and one does
not agree with that law and has never accepted it before.
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