Subject: Re: (OT) - Major Blow to Copyleft Theory
From: Arnoud Engelfriet <>
Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2007 17:17:26 +0200

David Woolley wrote:
> Arnoud Engelfriet wrote:
> >"Would you like a cookie?" - "Yes."
> >Offer, acceptance - contract. 
> My impression was that, at least in the UK and US, contracts required 
> either consideration, or, for the UK at least, being executed as a deed 
> (the latter being why the non-disclosure agreements I've signed tend to 
> have to be witnessed).

That is my understanding too. The above quotes were intended as
an example of contract formation under European civil law.
Offer, acceptance - contract. No consideration necessary.


Arnoud Engelfriet, Dutch & European patent attorney - Speaking only for myself
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