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276<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Handling of ACCEPT_LICENSE</td> 29<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Title:</th><td class="field-body">Handling of ACCEPT_LICENSE</td>
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278<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.4</td> 31<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Version:</th><td class="field-body">1.7</td>
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280<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0023.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2006/11/18 07:27:47</a></td> 33<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Last-Modified:</th><td class="field-body"><a class="reference" href="http://www.gentoo.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0023.txt?cvsroot=gentoo">2006/11/21 00:02:05</a></td>
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282<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Jason Stubbs &lt;jstubbs&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;, Marius Mauch &lt;genone&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td> 35<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Author:</th><td class="field-body">Jason Stubbs &lt;jstubbs&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;, Marius Mauch &lt;genone&#32;&#97;t&#32;gentoo.org&gt;</td>
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290<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">9-Mar-2004</td> 43<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Created:</th><td class="field-body">9-Mar-2004</td>
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292<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">8-Mar-2004 10-Mar-2004 25-Oct-2004 18-Nov-2006 19-Nov-2006</td> 45<tr class="field"><th class="field-name">Post-History:</th><td class="field-body">8-Mar-2004 10-Mar-2004 25-Oct-2004 18-Nov-2006 21-Nov-2006</td>
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367<p>Almost all users are willing to install any software that is 120<p>Almost all users are willing to install any software that is
368FSF-approved. Other users are willing to install any software and 121FSF-approved. Other users are willing to install any software and
369implicitly accept its license. To this end, implementations will also 122implicitly accept its license. To this end, implementations will also
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374acceptance for to be considered legally binding. This is the current 127acceptance for to be considered legally binding. This is the current
375behaviour of portage.</p> 128behaviour of portage.</p>
376<p>These groups are defined in a new file <tt class="docutils literal"><span class="pre">license_groups</span></tt> in 129<p>These groups are defined in a new file <tt class="docutils literal"><span class="pre">license_groups</span></tt> in
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436<p>There should be no change to the user experience without the user 189<p>There should be no change to the user experience without the user
437explicitly choosing to do so. This mandates that the 190explicitly choosing to do so. This mandates that the
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442are not required to provide an internal default.</p> 195are not required to provide an internal default.</p>
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444<div class="section"> 197<div class="section">
445<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id16" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1> 198<h1><a class="toc-backref" href="#id16" id="references" name="references">References</a></h1>
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