Licences Question : Squeak-L Art 6.

Alan Kay Alan.Kay at
Tue Feb 18 19:28:17 UTC 2003

An important point to ponder is the difference between export and 
import and just what this means given the Internet....




At 7:27 PM +0100 2/18/03, Samir Saidani wrote:
>I check the apple site for recent software, like WebObjects or COCOA,
>and so one : they follow the standard software distribution agreement
>(see:, and it's worst...
>Art. 11 :
>Licensee may not export or reexport the Apple Software except as
>authorized by United States law and the laws of the jurisdiction in
>which the Apple Software License 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) Cuba, Iran,
>Iraq, Libya, North Korea, Sudan, Syria or any other country to which
>the U.S. has embargoed goods; or (ii) to anyone on the U.S. Treasury
>Department's list of Specially Designated Nationals or the
>U.S. Commerce Department's Table of Denial Orders. Licensee shall not
>knowingly provide the Apple Software to a member located in, under
>control of, or a national or resident of any such country or on any
>such list.
>Alan Kay <Alan.Kay at> writes:
>>  I agree that should be changed. I think that current Apple SW does not
>>  have that restriction? Doesn't Apple currently use BSD or some such as
>>  its license policy?
>>  Cheers,
>>  Alan


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