Death and Repudiation License http://snapvoip.blogspot.com/It is sometimes nice to be able to laugh about software licenses. Among thousands of open source licenses, the following stands out very well. The software under following license is only usable by dead (and living too under a different license). I think to prove the point the website software producer is dead today or only accessible by dead. I could not. Here is a link to the codebase of Syck (a PHP extension for swiftly parsing YAML), see if it is worth dieing for. If not you can use the software under BSD license.
SYCK via Slashdot
D&R (Death and Repudiation) License===================================This software may not be used directly by any living being. ANY use of thissoftware (even perfectly legitimate and non-commercial uses) until after deathis explicitly restricted. Any living being using (or attempting to use) this softwarewill be punished to the fullest extent of the law.For your protection, corpses will not be punished. We respectfully requestthat you submit your uses (revisions, uses, distributions, uses, etc.) toyour children, who may vicariously perform these uses on your behalf. Ifyou use this software and you are found to be not dead, you will be punishedto the fullest extent of the law.If you are found to be a ghost or angel, you will be punished to the fullestextent of the law.After your following the terms of this license, the author has vowed to repudiateyour claim, meaning that the validity of this contract will no longer be recognized.This license will be unexpectedly revoked (at a time which is designated to bemost inconvenient) and involved heirs will be punished to the fullest extentof the law.Furthermore, if any parties (related or non-related) escape the punishmentsoutlined herein, they will be severely punished to the fullest extent of a newrevised law that (1) expands the statement "fullest extent of the law" to encompassan infinite duration of infinite punishments and (2) exacts said punishmentsupon all parties (related or non-related).