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Re: firefox3 totally unusable

On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 13:08:14 -0400
Greg Troxel <> wrote:

> Tobias Nygren <> writes:
> > On Wed, 30 Jul 2008 13:48:05 +0200
> > Rhialto <> wrote:
> >
> >> To begin with, it wants me to agree with a EULA.
> >
> > Please complain to the Mozilla Foundation if you don't like the EULA.
> Fair enough, but that raises the question of whether this is free
> software and needs a LICENSE= tag (not in the default list).  But
> OpenOffice does this too, and I'm not sure if one can modify the source
> to remove the nag screen - if not, I don't see how the license would
> meet the various free software definitions.

I don't think so. Requiring a display-once EULA nag screen is not that
different from the GPLv2 paragraph 2c about interactive command
interpreters. Yes, it's silly but harmless. Lets try to be pragmatic
about these things where possible.


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