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  2. JDK-6866314

tzupdater 1.4+ tool licence contains misleading instruction.

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      Obtained latest tzupdater 1.4+ tool 1.3.18 from:
        http://jre.sfbay/java/re/tzupdater/1.3.18/promoted/fcs/b02/bundles


      Unzip and inspect first opararaph of License file:


      sr1-edub-03 $ head -15 LICENSE
      Sun Microsystems, Inc. Binary Code License Agreement

      for Java 2 SDK, Standard Edition - DST timezone tool


      SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. ("SUN") IS WILLING TO LICENSE THE
      SOFTWARE IDENTIFIED BELOW TO YOU ONLY UPON THE CONDITION
      THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS BINARY
      CODE LICENSE AGREEMENT AND SUPPLEMENTAL LICENSE TERMS
      (COLLECTIVELY "AGREEMENT"). PLEASE READ THE AGREEMENT
      CAREFULLY. BY DOWNLOADING OR INSTALLING THIS SOFTWARE, YOU
      ACCEPT THE TERMS OF THE AGREEMENT. INDICATE ACCEPTANCE BY <====
      SELECTING THE "ACCEPT" BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THE
      AGREEMENT. IF YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO BE BOUND BY ALL THE
      TERMS, SELECT THE "DECLINE" BUTTON AT THE BOTTOM OF THE
      sr1-edub-03 $


      As can be seen the reader is instructed to indicate acceptance by pressing an ACCEPT button.

      As this is just a text file for reading following a download, such instruction is erroneous and misleading.

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            • Assignee:
              asaha Abhijit Saha
              Reporter:
              wrockett Walter Rockett
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