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Re: Ballmer's Latest FUD

billwg wrote:

> "Roy Schestowitz" <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
> news:e097tf$70j$2@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>> |
>> | That's pure FUD. Of course if you have an IBM contract, IBM is going
>> to
>> | 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!
> LOL!!!

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.... 


Jerry McBride

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