what happened to linuxflashplugin?
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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