GPL and LGPL question - legal

Dan Jenkins dan_jenkins at
Thu May 20 01:04:08 UTC 1999

On Wed, 19 May 1999, John Muller wrote:

>This statement might have been correct a few years ago, but the strong
>recent trend is to uphold the validity of shrinkwrap and clickwrap

On Wed, 19 May 1999, Patrick St. Jean wrote:

> That's great, but they don't apply to me.  I'm in the 5th Circuit.  Oh the
> fun of appeals...  I wonder if any of them will make it any higher.  It'd
> be nice to see some real precedent that can be applied everwhere in the
> US.

Shrink-wrap licensing appears poised to be codified into USA law in UCC 2B (now
called UCITA) with some potentially far-reaching extensions.

Dan Jenkins (dan_jenkins at

Rastech Inc., Amherst, NH

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