Approval Requested for AFL 1.2 and OSL 1.1

Mahesh T Pai paivakil at
Sun Nov 17 09:04:03 UTC 2002

Lawrence E. Rosen wrote:

 > Almost every license on the OSI approved list specifies a US
 > jurisdiction.  The OSL is specifically intended to be country
 > neutral in that respect.  If it isn't, we should make it so.  What
 > changes do you suggest?

Simple, leave out references to jurisdiction.  The law will operate
whether you specify jurisdiction or not.

Almost every country specifies that suits for damages should be
brought at the place of residence / business of the defendant.  You
can rarely contract out of that.

Mahesh T Pai.

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