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From: Dale <rdalek1967@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 22:14:28
Message-Id: 4C1A9E38.8050206@gmail.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group by Lars Wendler
Lars Wendler wrote:
> Am Mittwoch 16 Juni 2010, 14:45:21 schrieb Angelo Arrifano: > >> On 16-06-2010 14:40, Jim Ramsay wrote: >> >>> Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn<chithanh@g.o> wrote: >>> >>>> I propose that this license be added to the EULA group. The previous >>>> AdobeFlash-10 license is similar in this regard, and could possibly >>>> also be added to that group. >>>> >>> Agreed, on both points, and done. Thanks for finding and airing this >>> issue! >>> >>> >>>> One notable section is 7.6 in which Adobe reserves the right to >>>> download and install additional Content Protection software on the >>>> user's PC. >>>> >>> Not like anyone will actually *read* the license before adding it to >>> their accept group, but if they did this would indeed be an important >>> thing of which users should be aware. >>> >> I defend it is our job to warn users about this kind of details. To me >> it sounds that a einfo at post-build phase would do the job, what do you >> guys think? >> > Definitely yes! This is a very dangerous snippet in Adobe's license which > should be pretty clearly pointed at to every user. > >
Could that also include a alternative to adobe? If there is one. Dale :-) :-)

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Re: [gentoo-dev] Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group "Chí-Thanh Christopher Nguyễn" <chithanh@g.o>
Re: [gentoo-dev] Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group Brian Harring <ferringb@×××××.com>