An idea for RPM -> License Agreement support

Hikaru Amano kagesenshi.87 at
Wed May 30 13:26:39 UTC 2007

I'm not sure if i missed it .. anyway .. here goes

it would be useful to Third Parties if RPM have the ability to ask for
License Agreement before installing their package. I'm not a lawyer
but I believe this is useful in legal related stuff when distributing
softwares. I have seen a few RPM that are stored .bin just for the
sake of license agreement (Sun Java is the easiest example) and with
RPM having (optional) license agreement before installation , this
would reduce their worries bout licensing when packaging app for

and  ... Linux newbies can avoid the terminal more (I know this sounds
silly, the moment somebody says open terminal and run "chmod +x
file.bin", certain users freaks out , double clicking RPM is easier to
explain ).

any comments?
Mohd Izhar Firdaus Bin Ismail
Amano Hikaru
天野晃 「あまの ひかる」
mohd.izhar.firdaus at
kagesenshi.87 at

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