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Re: [TSVN] New License in RTF

From: Peter Mounce <pete_at_molehole.org>
Date: 2005-08-16 11:56:59 CEST

Stefan Küng (TSVN project lead) wrote:
> On 8/16/05, Simon Large <simon@skirridsystems.co.uk> wrote:
>>Maybe the safest course is to supply all the license files that we are
>>required to as part of the distribution, and display a short and sweet
>>eula which points to the license files and the various source
>>distributions. Even if no-one ever reads the eula, it is not doing
>>anything at all for us in its present form.
> That might be a good idea. License files don't take much space so
> including them in the installer won't be a problem.
> Also I noticed that some users really miss it if the installer doesn't
> show a license file and you have to click on "I accept" - honestly,
> I've seen users almost scared because a program started the
> installation process without having them accepted something first.
> ;)

We have to display the license file(s) in the installer. Else we're
saying "hey, by clicking I Agree, you're agreeing to these licenses that
you can't read until you've installed, and you can't do that without
clicking that you agree!"...


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