Licences Question : Squeak-L Art 6.

Samir Saidani saidani at
Tue Feb 18 17:40:15 UTC 2003


There is an important restriction to the Squeak-L that I find unfair,
and that's why I really don't like the Squeak-L.

You probably see what I mean. Children and people of *all* countries
have right to play with Squeak.


6. Export Law Assurances. You may not use or otherwise export or
   reexport the Apple Software except as authorized by United States
   law and the laws of the jurisdiction in which the Apple Software
   was obtained. In particular, but without limitation, the Apple
   Software may not be exported or reexported (i) into (or to a
   national or resident of) any U.S. embargoed country or (ii) to
   anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department's list of Specially
   Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce's Table of
   Denial Orders. By using the Apple Software, you represent and
   warrant that you are not located in, under control of, or a
   national or resident of any such country or on any such list.

goran.hultgren at writes:

>> Squeak-L
> Squeak-L is the original license of Squeak from Apple. It is very
> unrestricting and quite simple to understand. IMHO it is a
> MIT/BSD-flavored license and was mostly intended to protect Apple I
> guess. You can create software that even includes whole Squeak and
> redistribute without source (read "sell commercial proprietary
> applications").

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