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Re: freeness and compatibility of CeCILL-C licence

[Sorry for sending unfinished letter.]

> Francesco Poli dislikes the choice of law and courts clause, but I
> think it's fine.

IBM PL v1.0 contains a choice of law clause and it’s listed as suitable for Debian’s main [0].

As for arbitration clause, could anyone explain, what’s the practical difference between ‘choice of law of N’ and stating that disputes should be resolved in *general jurisdiction* courts of N?  IMHO, they are effectively the same.

[0] https://www.debian.org/legal/licenses/

> (IMO it would not be fine if it specified Russian or Chinese courts.)

Interesting idea.  Any substantiation for such a discrimination of origin?

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