a proposed change to the OSD
david at usermode.org
Sat Nov 2 04:20:42 UTC 2002
On Friday 01 November 2002 07:29 am, Mahesh T Pai wrote:
> > I don't need to agree to a license in order to read a book. I don't
> > need to agree to a license in order to listen to music. I should
> > not have to agree to anything in order to use a copy of software
> > which I own.
> But then, music will not cost you a dime if it 'malfunctions'; and
> books do not corrupt your hard disks / data.
I still haven't come to grips yet with the concept that a contract is required
for disclaimers of warranty. It seems to me that there must be another
mechanism that achieves the same result.
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