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Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Emacs Installer for MS Windows
Date: Thu, 5 Aug 2004 00:12:03 +0200

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stefan Monnier" <address@hidden>
> > Why? Why should "lusers" install new software on a computer?
> Why not?  If the admin gave them the right to do that (which is the case
> default)?
>         Stefan
> PS: Another request: make sure the installer does not require to agree to
>     the GPL before installing.  You can put a blurb about "this is GPL'd
>     isn't that grand", but don't put one of those silly "you have to agree
>     to the licence before I can continue" thingies since the GPL is
>     irrelevant to the user's right to install and run the software.

An interesting discussion ;-)

Good point. I believe I am beginning to understand why the guys in Redmond
put up the license agreement in such a small window: it has to be there, but
they do not want to disturb. I actually have to read the license I put in
the install kit ;-(

- Lennart

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