signal11 at mediaone.net
Wed Apr 28 01:43:42 UTC 1999
Gabe Wachob wrote:
> onto the licensee (the end user). If China comes along and says that
> SGI can't give out that software in China because its illegal, then all
> SGI has to do is withdraw the license for those users in China and
> demand that end users stop using it. SGI simply says "you violated a
> term of the license, license terminated".
I'm not sure this is making any sense. The license is a contract, correct? There are laws that say if the contract is illegal, it is unenforceable. Putting a provision in there saying "void where prohibited" would neatly cover all the bases, I think.
Am I missing the point?
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