Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 15th Oct 2009 14:47 UTC
Legal Let's do a little trip down memory lane. We're talking the '80s, early '90s, and we're looking at a company called Borland, which produced several well-known and popular products related to software development. Back in those days, Borland had an end user license agreement. However, contrary to the EULAs we know and despise today, Borland's 'No-Nonsense License Statement' was a whole lot simpler, and in fact, is a perfect example of how software should be treated.
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Beautiful!
by skeezix on Thu 15th Oct 2009 16:49 UTC
skeezix
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2006-02-06

This license is absolutely brilliant. I wonder if the license is protected under copyright laws, because I'd really like to use it (or something very similar to it) as a license for my software.

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RE: Beautiful!
by Ventajou on Thu 15th Oct 2009 17:12 in reply to "Beautiful!"
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2006-10-31

That license can only be used by one person at the same time...

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RE[2]: Beautiful!
by skeezix on Thu 15th Oct 2009 17:35 in reply to "RE: Beautiful!"
skeezix Member since:
2006-02-06

Oh, well I'd certainly modify it to suit my software -- there are clauses in it that aren't appropriate for modern web-based applications.

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