[vlc-devel] vlc: Windows install and GPL dialog box - unfortunate "I agree" button

Rémi Denis-Courmont rem at videolan.org
Fri Mar 27 17:46:03 CET 2009


Le Friday 27 March 2009 16:43:35 Jari Aalto, vous avez écrit :
> At install phase under Windows, the GPL dialog box contains button
>     "I agree"
> The opposite would be "I disagree", but both "Agree" and "disagree" pose
> a problem because GPL does not need to agreed on or diagreed on in order
> to be able to run the software.
> In this regard GPL is not EULA[1][2], which, must be agreed/disagreed.

We need to present the disclaimer of warranty... which is part of the license. 
We don't want to end up being sued for breaking someone's else computer.

Rémi Denis-Courmont

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