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Old 25 April 2015, 12:22   #150
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Originally Posted by Megol View Post
Semi off topic but still: I absolutely hate people that uses the GPL and then "requires" one to accept the licence when installing a binary file. It is allowed by the GPL for some reason _but_ one doesn't have to accept the licence to use the software! As a user one doesn't need to accept the terms as those are only relevant to _public_distribution_.
There are a lot of other problems with the GPL but most comes back to one single thing: it is intended to empower programmers, not users.
I haven't really run into that much software that does that, it's probably not even a license-required practice (though I could be wrong).
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