[Bug 269656] Re: AN IRRELEVANT LICENSE IS PRESENTED TO YOU FREE-OF-CHARGE ON STARTUP
jaduncan at jaduncan.net
Sun Sep 14 14:35:19 UTC 2008
This does indeed add an entirely different level of legal due diligence
which must be done before use can be verified by legal.
The clauses are further restrictions on the GPL (problematic for
derivatives), and I think at the very least it should have an
explanation stating that the EULA has been added by Mozilla and does not
apply to any other program.
I'd have the dialogue box offer to install abrowser if the EULA is
declined. Option boxes would be something like (and I'm a law student,
not a HCI guy so I'm aware wording could be better).
'Agree and start firefox' 'Disagree and quit' 'Use abrowser (Ubuntu's
IMO applying EULAs to things in main is an *extremely* bad idea as it
makes the freedoms that main claims to represent invalid. Surely firefox
should now live in restricted.
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