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Author Topic: Freeware EULA Addendum  (Read 2449 times)


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Freeware EULA Addendum
« on: January 11, 2007, 03:18:14 PM »
Here's something I came across, but I can't remember where it was?   :huh:  Oh well...

"Freeware" is software you do not pay for, ever, in any way.
  • It is not "Shareware," which you eventually must pay for.
  • It is not "Nagware," which tries to get you to pay for something that was originally offered as though it was free.
  • It is not "Crippleware," software that perpetually tries to annoy and tease you about features only enabled in the commercial version.
  • It is not "Adware," an increasingly popular form of software that is actually a vehicle for advertising, and that is much like the modern Internet itself.
  • It is not "Spyware," a sleazy kind of program that opens a channel of communication between your computer and someone who wants to know what you are doing.

FYI - this is something I copied somewhere, so give him/her/them the credit, not me. :)
« Last Edit: October 19, 2010, 06:22:13 PM by CodeTRUCKER »


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Re: Freeware EULA Addendum
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2007, 03:51:09 PM »


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Re: Freeware EULA Addendum
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2007, 10:58:27 PM »
It's from here:  A Note about Freeware

The author (Paul Lutus) isn't just a programmer (author of the famous Arachnophilia html editor), he's also quite a writer...and not afraid to speak his mind, even when he knows his opinions will be unpopular....on all kinds of topics.

He doesn't post articles & essays very often, but when he does, they are always worth reading. He has a free ebook on the site too...look under Risk/Adventure.

It's about his 4 year solo sailing trip around the world.