[ILUG-BOM] Mumbai cyber cafe license requirement makes Microsoft OS mandatory

Kenneth Gonsalves lawgon@[EMAIL-PROTECTED]
Wed Mar 28 12:37:53 IST 2007


On 28-Mar-07, at 12:14 PM, Saurabh Nanda wrote:

>> 1. If the cybercafe has Microsoft Operating system and microsoft
>> software - production of microsoft open license
>> 2. If it has other software - production of the license to use that
>> software
>> 3. If it is using free software, no license need be produced.
>
> I don't think you need to drill down with such a switch-case clause.
> Simple stating that "a copy of the license agreemenent is required"
> would do. For free software people can simply take a printout of the
> GPL/MPL/APL or whatever. (How many different open source licenses will
> be required to cover a standard distro -- Ubuntu or FC, say?)

wont work. cops need things spelt out. numbered clauses. little boxen  
that they can tick.


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regards

Kenneth Gonsalves
Associate, NRC-FOSS
lawgon at au-kbc.org
http://nrcfosshelpline.in/web/






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