Old 5th October 2001, 10:18   #1
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commercial use of winamp

Are there any license fees, when using winamp in a commercial environment (i.e. a restaurant) ?
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Old 5th October 2001, 12:56   #2
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read the EULA

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Old 5th October 2001, 15:37   #3
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That is a lot of stuff to read. Does anyone really read it when they click accept?

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Old 5th October 2001, 15:47   #4
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hell, i memorized it

no, but what cracks me up is this

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that would be one helluva plugin...

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Old 5th October 2001, 18:36   #5
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i want a plugin that launces nukes...can ne1 help?
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Old 5th October 2001, 19:42   #6
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Ummm... my local bowling alley uses winamp, if that helps


The people who do the music there are nuts though.
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Old 5th October 2001, 19:50   #7
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Hmm...nuke controlling winamp! hey listen to music and completely obliterate someone that pissed you off today at school/work!

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Old 6th October 2001, 01:24   #8
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im proud to say i read the winamp license

it made me laugh, cry, and wanna listen to music....gotta love nullsoft

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Old 6th October 2001, 01:31   #9
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you can't use Microsoft OS in life support systems, aircraft stuff and nuclear systems, either.
the agreement is the same in that point.

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Old 6th October 2001, 03:00   #10
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hell, i'd rather have winamp launching missles than windows. the winamp missles would home in on bin Laden, but teh windows misles would home in on the DOJ

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