Licences Question : Squeak-L Art 6.

Andrew C. Greenberg werdna at
Wed Feb 19 11:59:53 UTC 2003

Okay Alan.  We ALL agree.  So when should we go to Apple to do this?  
I'd be willing to lead/accompany the entourage, after we plan a decent 
proposed substitute.

On Tuesday, February 18, 2003, at 12:46 PM, Alan Kay wrote:

> 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
> --------
> At 6:40 PM +0100 2/18/03, Samir Saidani wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
>> Regards.
>> Samir.
>> 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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