RE: Reflexive responses: forwarded for a colleague

Subject: RE: Reflexive responses: forwarded for a colleague
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 5 Oct 2000 10:51:17 -0700

I've seen EULAs that required you to page-down thru them [reasoning: if they
can't make you read it, they can at least make you page thru it], before it
let you click on "I accept" or the OK equivalent...

> -----Original Message-----
> "Hart, Geoff" <Geoff-H -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA> wrote:
> >Forwarded on behalf of a colleague
> >>I know that there are some software installations that make you click a
> >>checkbox or press a certain key before you can click Next on the license
> >>agreement page. I think the Windows installation does this. During an
> >>install, a user's normal course of action is to just keep clicking Next
> >>until the files start copying. In these cases, you have to actually be
> aware
> >>that you are on the license agreement page. Of course, no one can MAKE
> you
> >>read it, but at least you know that you were responsible for agreeing to
> the
> >>terms.
> Last year, I came across a piece of software with a nice twist on
> the license agreement. If you clicked to move on in less than
> thirty seconds, a dialogue box popped up, asking "So Soon?"

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