Software EULAs

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at
Mon Sep 15 13:44:18 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 14:40 +0100, Steve Hill wrote:
> There is a discussion currently going on in the fedora-list[1] as well as 
> Ubuntu's Launchpad[2] about the introduction of an EULA in FireFox 3[3]. 
> There is also a bug filed in Mozilla's bugzilla on the subject[4].
> An EULA does, of course, contravene freedom 0 of the FSF's four freedoms 
> (namely, the ability to use the software for any purpose without 
> restriction), which brings the freeness of FireFox into question.
> As a distribution founded on the principles of Free software, what is 
> the Fedora Project's policy on the subject?  

I need to find out what I can say publicly on this subject. Please
hold. :)


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