[PC-BSD Testing] installer and licenses

Yuri Momotiuk yurkis at gmail.com
Tue Jun 7 14:46:08 PDT 2011


2011/6/7 Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>

> On 06/07/2011 08:04, Yuri Momotiuk wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> In current installer screen with licenses (GPL, BSD, nVidia) is absent.
>> Return that screen to installer may be good idea due to current "trends".
>> De iure user must accept GPL but de facto he did not. When user installs
>> software from ports port install script writes that GPL is already accepted.
>> When user installs PBI- installer also means that license is accepted
>> before.
>>
>> PS May be I am paranoid, but currently I see pedantic software licenses
>> management on my work.
>>
>>
> The BSD and GPL licenses don't require that the user read / agree to them,
> and nvidia didn't seem to have an issue with us including the driver, which
> is why this screen was removed a while back.
>
> If there becomes a compelling reason for us to include them again, we can,
> but at the moment it doesn't seem necessary.
>

Well, I'm paranoid. Thank you for answer.

Best regards, Yuri Momotyuk
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