Link to ACCC material on Customer protections/rights
sam at couter.dropbear.id.au
Fri Nov 1 19:17:45 EST 2002
Steve Jenkin <sjenkin at pcug.org.au> wrote:
> The ACCC have a good website. I found this page very relevant to the thread on
> 'implied' Software Warranties
That's a very interesting page. I especially like the cartoon "We stand
behind our goods"!
The page doesn't seem to contain *anything* that mentions software in
So, is software a service or a good? Why does it seem to be exempt from
these basic conditions imposed by the Trade Practices Act?
And why are engineers and architects not required to meet the same basic
standards as any other service provider?
Am I, a BIT, an "engineer" when I provide the professional services of
writing, modifying, installing or configuring software? Is Microsoft an
"engineer" when it sells software?
Maybe the engineering degree would have been worth it...
Sam "Eddie" Couter | mailto:sam at couter.dropbear.id.au
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