LMI Lambda?

Alexander Schreiber als at thangorodrim.ch
Sat Feb 11 17:00:28 CST 2017

On Thu, Feb 09, 2017 at 11:24:55AM -0500, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
>    > Apple is slightly different -- the licence for Mac OS X stipulates
>    > that you're only allowed to run it on Apple-branded hardware. This is
>    > somewhere between rare and unique, though, and it has recently been
>    > relaxed slightly to permit use of hypervisors.
>    EULAs have the same value as toilet paper and should be used for the same 
>    purpose.
> Legally, they can and have been enforced.  So their value is not nil
> when it comes to screwing up someone.

As usual with legal questions, the answer is "it depends". For example,
shrink wrap EULAs (where you only get to read the EULA once you have
purchased the product) have been declared the equivalent of toilet paper
in Germany many years ago. Microsoft was not pleased. ;-)

Kind regards,
"Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and
 looks like work."                                      -- Thomas A. Edison

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