[Dev] Intellij IDEA includes User Agreement that revokes freedoms?

Megver83 megver83 at hyperbola.info
Fri Jun 8 21:41:15 GMT 2018

El 08/06/18 a las 14:26, dllud escribió:
> Hi everyone,
> I've just installed the intellij-idea-community-edition package and upon
> opening Intellij it showed me the "JETBRAINS USER AGREEMENT". On it, one
> can read:
>> (B) You may not:
>> (i) Rent, lease, reproduce, modify, adapt, create derivative works of,
> distribute, sell, or transfer the Product(s);
> Products is defined as follows.
>> "Product" means any generally available JetBrains software product
> identified by JetBrains as an individual developer tool, which is either
> covered by Toolbox Subscription, or provided perpetually for free. For
> the avoidance of doubt, the Product is not produced to the
> specifications of the User nor customized through modification or
> personalization, and is intended for mass distribution.
> I am not fluent in legalese, but it seems that upon accepting this User
> Agreement I would be relinquishing my rights to free software freedoms
> number 2 and 3. I opted to decline and uninstall this package.
> I would like you to take a look at this and consider whether this
> package should be removed from Parabola.
> Upon inspecting the PKGBUILD (
> https://git.archlinux.org/svntogit/community.git/tree/trunk/PKGBUILD?h=packages/intellij-idea-community-edition
> ) one can see that binaries are directly downloaded from Jetbrains' server.
> I suspect that accepting this User Agreemen won't be mandatory if
> compiled directly from the source available at
> https://github.com/JetBrains/intellij-community
> I will test this later when I find the time.
> Regards,
> David

I haven't installed or checked this package. Just wanted to suggest
making a freedom issue report in the issue tracker so we can better
track the issue :P (redundant).

P.S: After looking at the PKGBUILD, it seems to me that it builds from


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