On Wednesday 12 April 2006 15:20, Bob Johnson wrote: > On 4/12/06, Kris Kennaway <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 02:11:12PM -0400, Andy Reitz wrote: > > > On Wed, 12 Apr 2006, Ashley Moran wrote: > > > > > > > On Wednesday 12 April 2006 15:15, you wrote: > > > > > I forwarded this license issue to an engineer I know there. His > > > > > response was positive. We'll have to see how it goes with their > > > > > management and legal. > > > > I lost track of the above email, but keep portmgr@ and the port > > maintainer in the loop with developments on this front. > > > > I submitted a query to Adobe customer support via their web site. The > reply I got stated in part: > > "Please note that Flash Player 8 is not supported in FreeBSD, thus it > not mentioned on the End User License Agreement that Flash Player can > download and installed on the operating system. It is not that the > web player is prohibited in FreeBSD, but the operating system itself > is not compatible with Flash Player." > > I have replied to them to point out that this statement is incorrect, > that FreeBSD is entirely capable of running Flash Player, but FreeBSD > users such as I are now prohibited from using Adobe products. I asked > them if they want me to stop using it -- it will be interesting to see > what they say. > > I also pointed out that if that was not their intent, they should > consider changing the wording of the EULA. I think that if everyone > who is speculating about this on this list were instead to submit > their requests for clarification (not threats) to Adobe's customer > support, it might get some attention from Adobe. >
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