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From: Brian Harring <ferringb@...>
Subject: Re: Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group
Date: Thu, 17 Jun 2010 18:42:29 -0700
On Thu, Jun 17, 2010 at 05:14:16PM -0500, Dale wrote:
> 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:
> >>>> 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.

The place to advocate free alternatives (or upstreams that are 
nonsuck) isn't in einfo messages in ebuilds, it's on folks blogs or at 
best in metadata.xml... einfo should be "this is the things to watch 
for in using this/setting it up" not "these guys are evil, use one of 
the free alternatives!".

Grok?

~harring
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Re: Adding AdobeFlash-10{,.1} licenses to EULA group
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