Re: Software Disclaimers

Subject: Re: Software Disclaimers
From: Win Day <winday -at- CML -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 3 Feb 1995 09:19:50 -0500

Laurie, please talk to your company's lawyer! Warranty and disclaimer
language and meaning are different (sometimes extremely so) in different
jurisdictions.


On Thu, 2 Feb 1995, Laurie Miles wrote:

> We have run across something a little unusual here and I was wondering if
> anyone in techwr-l land had encountered it in their tech wanderings.

> We are about to send out a software product at no charge to customers.
> Because the product is free, the company does not want to offer a warranty.
> We need to let the customers know this and are working on a disclaimer.

> In my research into this dilemma, I have found one competitor that does not
> warranty one of its product but has no disclaimer.

> Does anyone have any suggestions? Would a simple statement suffice? I would
> appreciate any help.

> Thank you in advance.

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