Question regarding a new local license approach
breese at mail1.stofanet.dk
Fri Mar 11 18:55:08 UTC 2005
Walter van Holst wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005 04:15:16 -0500, Chuck Swiger <chuck at codefab.com> wrote:
>>Can you write an open-source software license which is valid not just
>>under Australian law, but is OK with Dutch law, US law, and everywhere
> To cut a very long story short: no.
Wouldn't it be possible to make conditional terms depending on
which jurisdiction the licensee is under? For example:
For licensees under Dutch jurisdiction the following applies:
"Insert standard Dutch disclaimer here"
For licensees under Australian jurisdiction the following
applies: "Insert standard Australian disclaimer here"
It's messy, I know, but a possibility?
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