> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> | That's pure FUD. Of course if you have an IBM contract, IBM is going
>> | take responsibility for making things right.
> Let's see now: Regarding linux ..."IBM licenses the patches to you on
> an "as is" basis, without warranty of any kind. IBM hereby expressly
> disclaims all warranties or conditions, either express or implied,
> including, but not limited to, the implied warranties or conditions of
> merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. You are solely
> responsible for determining the appropriateness of using these patches
> and assume all risks associated with the use of these patches, including
> but not limited to the risks of program errors, damage to or loss of
> data, programs or equipment, and unavailability or interruption of
> operations. IBM will not be liable for any direct damages or for any
> special, incidental, or indirect damages or for any economic
> consequential damages (including lost profits or savings), even if IBM
> has been advised of the possibility of such damages. IBM will not be
> liable for the loss of, or damage to, your records or data, or any
> damages claimed by you based on a third party claim. Some jurisdictions
> do not allow for the exclusion or limitation of incidental or
> consequential damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not
> apply to you."
> Of course that's just their warranty statement. Just some stuff their
> lawyers made them write into the contracts. Pay it no nevermind. They
> will take care of you just like the man says!
Have you READ the Microsoft EULA for windows XP lately??? If you laugh at
the above, you'll be splitting your sides reading the MS agreement....