AcrobatReader: A bug or intentionally?
matthew.flaschen at gatech.edu
Fri Apr 27 16:09:02 UTC 2007
Mark Wallace wrote:
> I've read the GNU link. It doesn't purport to deal with licensing
I don't know how you can say GNU doesn't deal with licensing. Again,
see gnu.org/licenses/license-list.html ; there are many other places
where licenses are explicitly mentioned too.
It makes a good case that, if the provider of proprietary
> software attaches so many strings that you can only get limited use
> out of a product, that you aren't getting very much. That would be
> hard to argue.
Yet people willingly accept these strings all the time.
> But it doesn't really attempt to define terms with regard to Acrobat
> or anything else.
No, they're not defining terms; they're explaining what's wrong with the
terms proprietary licenses like Acrobat's already define.
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