Re: Google backend dangerous

On Thu, 2004-01-29 at 12:41, Tom Vergote wrote:
> I actually very much agree with this.
> I don't think we can make unknowing users violate google's TOU, and
> that's what will happen when users install dashboard and use googles
> backend. None of them will care how it works and just use the defaults,
> so the defaults should be legal in pretty much all countries (sanely
> speaking then). Defaults should obey US pantents (even though most are
> ridiculous), as well as european and asian laws.

So, this has nothing to do with patents.

If someone writes a backend that *does* use Google's SOAP interfaces,
I'll remove this backend.


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