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From: "Amadeusz Żołnowski" <aidecoe@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev <gentoo-dev@l.g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:34:08
Message-Id: 1335538634-sup-7655@raeviah
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: New license: yEd Software License Agreement by William Hubbs
Excerpts from William Hubbs's message of 2012-04-27 16:34:05 +0200:
> On Fri, Apr 27, 2012 at 02:26:07PM +0000, Duncan wrote: > > Amadeusz Żołnowski posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2012 15:45:36 +0200 as > > excerpted: > > > > > Excerpts from Duncan's message of 2012-04-27 15:38:20 +0200: > > >> No distribution allowed. You're going to be doing > > >> restrict=mirror, correct? > > > > > > Why RESTRICT=mirror? I'd put RESTRICT=fetch, actually. > > > > That works. RESTRICT=fetch is stricter so works, but I'm not sure > > whether it's necessary as I've not paid attention to the legal > > distinctions since both are out of the question here, but certainly, > > gentoo can't distribute, so restrict=mirror for sure. Whether it > > merits restrict=fetch or not I'll let someone else worry about. > > Definitely you should use restrict=mirror. > > Restrict=fetch is used when a user has to go to a web site and > register or accept a license on the web site before they download the > file the way I understand it.
And this is probably the case when user has to accept a license on the website. This is URL for zip archive of yEd-3.9.1: It directs to website with license text, check-box for accept and download button. If check-box is not set, following message is shown: "In order to download yEd, it is necessary that you first accept the license terms." If check-box is set, client is redirected to the page with actual link to zip archive. Moreover, I have had email conversation with yWorks representative and he says that installation files need to be obtained manually by the end users from their website. -- Amadeusz Żołnowski


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