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Some things Oracle just doesn’t get

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Yesterday at the NLUUG conference I picked up a Solaris 11 Express CD in a nice brownish CD sleeve (I say "nice" because it feels and looks different from the generic white sleeves).

I thought shrink-wrap licenses went out with Disco, or something like that?

A little searching gets me to the license text so I can read it before opening the package to get at the license itself. The one saving grace is that the license condition is "opening this sealed software package and using the software" (emphasis mine) so it’s not classic shrink-wrap.

In classic fashion, though,




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