what happened to linuxflashplugin?

B H bernt at bah.homeip.net
Tue Feb 12 08:26:14 UTC 2008

Heiko Wundram (Beenic) skrev:
> Am Montag, 11. Februar 2008 15:32:26 schrieb Erich Dollansky:

> Read this (in the license agreement):
> """...
> For the avoidance of doubt, no embedded or device versions of the above 
> operating systems, or any other operating systems, are included as Authorized 
> Operating Systems.
> ...
> 2.1    You may install and use the Software on a single desktop or laptop 
> computer that runs an Authorized Operating System. A license for the Software 
> may not be shared, installed or used concurrently on different computers.
> """
> ...where "Authorized Operating Systems" is only Windows, Linux, Solaris and 
> Mac OS as defined before the initial sentence, and as such, there's no clause 
> that allows you to use the software on BSDs, and finally, that makes it 
> forbidden to use on BSDs.
> This is another reason why Flash is bad, bad, bad. Am I repeating myself?

Just because something is written in a license does not make it so.
I do not belive that it holds for a legal challenge.

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