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Re: Cygwin CD licensing?
On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 05:03:50PM -0400, DJ Delorie wrote:
>> But the more important question, usually answered by a license, is
>> what can our customer do with a single copy of the CD? Can you
>> install it on exactly one machine? Do you need one copy per user?
>> Can you install it on multiple machines from a single CD?
>I believe the CD is site-licensed, so each customer can install it on
>as many of *their* machines as they want. The installer is not free,
>but the software it installs is, so once it's installed there isn't
>any proprietary software on the PC anyway, so what's stopping them
>from installing it elsewhere also?
I've forwarded this to the people at Cygnus/Red Hat who answer this kind
of question on a daily basis.
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