cvs commit: ports LEGAL MOVED UPDATING ports/www Makefile
CVSROOT modules ports/www/linux-flashplugin Makefile distinfo
pkg-descr pkg-plist ports/www/linux-flashplugin6 Makefile
distinfo pkg-descr pkg-plist ports/www/linux-flashplugin7
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wes at opensail.org
Mon Apr 10 14:25:46 UTC 2006
On Apr 9, 2006, at 11:44 PM, Jeremy Messenger wrote:
> On Mon, 10 Apr 2006 01:16:35 -0500, Hiroki Sato <hrs at FreeBSD.org>
>> "Jeremy Messenger" <mezz7 at cox.net> wrote
>> in <op.s7ryswfh9aq2h7 at mezz.mezzweb.com>:
>> me> On Fri, 07 Apr 2006 23:29:45 -0500, Maxim Sobolev
>> <sobomax at FreeBSD.org>
>> me> wrote:
>> me> > I think the proper way is to mark the port restricted and
>> let user
>> me> > decide if his operating system is "Authorized" or not.
>> me> I agree, change it to tell users to download from
>> macromedia.com and put
>> me> tarball in the distfiles directory. That should do.
>> According to the EULA:
>> - The Authorized Operating System is explicitly defined in the EULA.
>> FreeBSD is not included.
Oh? How do they define "Linux"? Depending on how lazy the
definition is, FreeBSD *is* Linux.
>> - Copying the software from one computer to another is also
>> - Downloading the software from the distribution site means you are
>> confirming your acceptance of the software and agreement to become
>> bound by the terms of the EULA.
> Exactly, it's why I am suggesting to have users to go to
> macromedia.com to download and put in their distfiles directory.
At which point we are providing *mechanism*, not *policy*.
Let's not over-lawyer this too much, please.
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