a proposed change to the OSD
jcowan at reutershealth.com
Mon Oct 28 17:39:31 UTC 2002
David Johnson scripsit:
> I do NOT have a problem with click-wrap licenses that are presented to the
> user BEFORE the software is obtained. Okay, I may have problems with some
> actual licenses, but not with the concept.
I have a problem with a multiplicity of such licenses, and the fact that
it's far from clear who-all needs to accept them. We aren't living in a
single-user-PC world, at least not all of us.
Larry thinks he can create a single acknowledgement that will satisfy every
company lawyer in the U.S., if not the world. As Mark Twain said,
I will admire to see him try.
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Infoset, as long as it has a door sticker jcowan at reutershealth.com
saying "No information items inside". http://www.reutershealth.com
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