Sometimes the best thing to do in situations is to simply ask the people who made the rules.
I went to the ActiveState Site and asked their legal department for a clarification
This was their responce
The license terms you refer to in your email do not accurately reflect
ActiveState's intent. Our original license agreements were based upon
boilerplate terminology which is in the process of being reworded. The
section you refer to will be replaced with the following wording:
"Termination. This License Agreement is effective until terminated.
ActiveState may terminate this License immediately and without prior n
if you breach any term of this License or for any reason whatsoever. I
event of any termination or expiration, you agree to immediately destr
and/or erase the original and all copies of the Software, any accompan
documentation and License Keys and to discontinue their use and you wi
retain or store the Software or any copies thereof, in any form or med
The license agreement for the Perl Dev Kit has already been updated (s
updated wording for our other license agreements will be posted shortl
I assure you that ActiveState in no way intended the wording of our li
agreements to establish a claim of ownership over works created using
Please let me know if I can provide you with any further clarification
feel free to pass along this information to others. Thank you again fo
bringing this to our attention.
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