>> > Microsoft:
>> > You may read the book, but you may not copy it. You can sell or give it
>> > anyone you like if you bought the book individually. If you bought the
>> > in a bundle, you may only give or sell it with all items in that bundle.
>> > book may or may not contain useful information, but it sure has pretty
>> > pictures. Oh, and don't sue us.
>> You might include "We'll SUE YOU LATER SUCKER and maybe get you thrown in
>> jail!!! You'll think we owned Penthouse the way we acted!!!"
>> Oh, BTW, MS has threatened to file suits against anyone who attempts to
>> resell the copy of Windows they got on their store bought machine!
> That would be the "bundle" I mentioned. You can resell the copy of windows,
> you just have to sell the computer with it.
>> Bundle or not!
> Untrue. The bundle includes the computer. If you sell the computer, you sell
> the OS with it.
>> So I guess you BUY IT, YOU PAID FOR IT, BUT WE'LL TELL
>> YOU WETHER YOU CAN RESELL IT OR NOT!!! That's *ed.
> Another shining example of Charlieland.
NO! I take task with you on this Erik.
If somebody wanted to buy the computer to use Linux and they
wanted to SELL their copy of XP to somebody else, that SHOULD
NOT INCLUDE SELLING THE COMPUTER YOU INTENDED TO USE WITH LINUX.
>> > GPL:
>> > You may read the book, copy the book or sell the book, but you may not
>> > restrict anyone you sell or give copies to from doing the same. If you so
>> > much as quote a single word from the book, you must allow anyone to copy
>> > entire publication or any publications which quotes from your publication,
>> > regardless of whether they copy the quote or not. Oh, and don't sue us.
>> We will NOT sue you nor attempt to throw you in jail.
>> Try the BSD thing here and you'll get a thumb in your ass buddy.
> Oh, thumb in your ass is so much better than being sued.
I noticed you deleted the BSD comments.
This is another classic example of how Erik chooses to agree with you.
He deletes your comments hoping nobody would notice.