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

Jari Aalto jari.aalto at cante.net
Fri Mar 27 22:39:35 CET 2009

""=?iso-8859-1?q?R=E9mi?=" Denis-Courmont" <rem at videolan.org> writes:

> 	Moi,
> 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.

Please read my post. The dialog can be presented, it's the button text
that needs change. Simply make it say:


Instead of:

    [I agree]

As done in the links I presented.


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