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Re: FSDG-compatibility of APSL-2.0

From: Liliana Marie Prikler
Subject: Re: FSDG-compatibility of APSL-2.0
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2022 12:00:52 +0200
User-agent: Evolution 3.42.1

Am Freitag, dem 17.06.2022 um 11:39 +0200 schrieb Maxime Devos:
> The clause is also rather extra-territorial: what if $local_country
> reforms copyright to make all sofware free, if we accepted ‘go to
> this jurisdiction clauses’, then opponents could effectively block
> the legally-enforced freeing of software by adding such a clause.
No, they can't.  If $local_country makes all software free, such a
clause would likely be illegal in $local_country and thus unenforcible.
If Apple did try to sue a $local_country citizen, $local_country could
sue Apple for breaking $local_country law.

> ... currently Guix isn't using the APSL2.0 anywhere (according to git
> grep -F aspl), so it seems quite practical and effortless to just
> remove apsl2 from (guix licenses).
It actually does, through the ungoogled-chromium bundle.


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