A practical example of a click-wrap license

John Cowan jcowan at reutershealth.com
Mon Aug 5 11:55:45 UTC 2002

Lawrence E. Rosen scripsit:

> Who said that anyone has to "notify the author whenever they distribute
> a modified version."  We're talking about "click-wrap upon installation
> or first use" here, with a requirement that redistributers not remove
> the code that does that click-wrap.  There's no similarity whatsoever.  

The similarity is not legal but practical: neither requirement scales.
My point was that we have excluded certain license requirements on purely
practical grounds before.

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