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Re: [vox] [OT] Amusing WinXP EULA item
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Re: [vox] [OT] Amusing WinXP EULA item

On Sat, 2003-11-08 at 00:28, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> * The OS Components may include the Microsoft .NET
>    Framework. You may not disclose the results of any
>    benchmark test of the .NET Framework to any third party
>    without Microsoft's prior written approval.
> Kinda like:
> * By purchasing this car you agree that you will not disclose
>   its maximum speed to any third party without Honda's
>   prior written approval.

As another poster said, several companies have done this.  It sounds
more like a:
 * By purchasing this car you agree to not publish any test results
(especially any that show the vehicle in negative terms) without Honda's
prior written approval.

However, in this case, I am free to complain to Microsoft all I like
that .Net is too slow.  Which would not be spam due to Microsoft's own
EULA. :-)


Jeremy Turner <jeremy@linuxwebguy.com>
The LinuxWebGuy

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