Subject: Re: agreement to comply
From: Ken Arromdee <arromdee@rahul.net>
Date: Fri, 10 Sep 1999 11:43:44 -0700 (PDT)

On 10 Sep 1999 bruce@perens.com wrote:
> > "you may only distribute to people who agree to abide by the usage
> > limitations"
> This places the burden of _determining_ that the customer _has_ agreed to
> comply upon the distributor. The distributor must not only warn the customer,
> he must actually _verify_ that the customer has agreed, most likely by
> getting a signature, before the act of distribution may take place, or
> else the distributor is in breach.

But the author could always agree not to prosecute such breaches.

That would make the breaches only affect the recipient, and not the
distributor.