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Impact of French DADVSI law on Free Software and OCaml (was: Re: [Caml-list] Slashdot)
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Date: 2005-12-07 (19:32)
From: Matt Gushee <matt@g...>
Subject: Re: Impact of French DADVSI law on Free Software and OCaml (was: Re: [Caml-list] Slashdot)
Nicolas Cannasse wrote:

> void (which is not "unit" :). Also, it might even be anticonstitutional
> since OS programs are words , just like news articles for instance. I'm
> not a lawyer but I think we shouldn't be worried about this.

Well, I am sadly ignorant of the French judicial system, but as we are
learning here in the United States, constitutions don't have magical
powers. If the government wishes to violate the constitution, and the
courts are subservient, then--rational argument be damned!--the
constitution will be violated.

-- 
Matt Gushee
The Reluctant Geek: http://matt.gushee.net/rg/