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10.6: Snow Leopard DVD is full OS X install disc
Authored by: TonyT on Oct 15, '09 10:07:06AM
You agreed to it when you installed 10.6 and clicked "Agree" Take a look in your /Library/Documentation directory for "License" C. Leopard Upgrade Licenses. If you have purchased an Upgrade for Mac OS X Leopard license, then subject to the terms and conditions of this License, you are granted a limited non-exclusive license to install, use and run one (1) copy of the Apple Software on a single Apple-branded computer as long as that computer has a properly licensed copy of Mac OS X Leopard already installed on it.

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10.6: Snow Leopard DVD is full OS X install disc
Authored by: mantrid on Oct 15, '09 10:22:58AM

What makes you think that section doesn't only apply to the $9.95 "Leopard Upgrade License"? The "Single Use" and "Family Pack" license doesn't include any such clause.

The whole situation is full of ambiguities. I don't know who is right.

Either Apple is forcing Tiger users to buy a more expensive bundle, forcing them to pay more for a package containing software they don't want, acting like some greedy evil megacorporation.

Or the minority of users still on Tiger really are allowed to upgrade for $29, but Apple is allowing their marketing department to imply that they have to buy a Box set, and despite all the confusion, refrain from making a definitive statement one way or another, being happy to pocket the extra cash from honest well intentioned Mac users, like some greedy evil megacorporation.

Either way, Apple looks bad, and either way, it undermines respect for their EULA.

It's rare to see Apple bungle an image issue this badly.



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10.6: Snow Leopard DVD is full OS X install disc
Authored by: frgough on Oct 15, '09 10:25:15AM

How about this. Instead of being a timid little church mouse, pay for the family pack, install it on your machines according to the dictates of your conscience and call it good. Apple is not God, and you are not its slave.



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10.6: Snow Leopard DVD is full OS X install disc
Authored by: TonyT on Oct 15, '09 11:00:25AM

If you don't want to agree to the License, just click "Do not agree", otherwise click "Agree", admit the theft to yourself and don't try to rationalize it.



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10.6: Snow Leopard DVD is full OS X install disc
Authored by: TonyT on Oct 15, '09 10:55:10AM

License is clear. You must copy of Mac OS X Leopard already installed to be in compliance with the SLA.



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10.6: Snow Leopard DVD is full OS X install disc
Authored by: elmimmo on Oct 15, '09 08:01:06PM

Sorry pal, that is techno babble added AFTER I payed for a disk that does not state such requirements in the box.

Besides, why License C and not A? A fits what the box says better (no "update" stated anywhere). C says, "If you have acquired an update license…". Well, like I said, I didn't.



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