What the port license should be when software is "free for non-commercial use" with "click-to-accept" or clickwrap license?

Marko Cupać marko.cupac at mimar.rs
Thu Jul 5 11:01:31 UTC 2018

On Mon, 2 Jul 2018 15:52:31 -0700
Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:

> One software package has the custom license text that users need to 
> click-to-accept in order to install it.
> Does 'pkg' support such license? Can it show the user the license
> text and ask the user to click "Agree" before installing the package?
> If not, I think this is a good feature to have.

I'm not directly involved with this, just curious.

What would be the benefit of users' clicks for owners of such software?
What would owners of such software lose if they didn't require clicks?

What would be the benefit for pkg owners for investing time and effort
into supporting such feature? How would FreeBSD project and its users
benefit from it?

Thank you in advance,

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Marko Cupać

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