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Re: [Xen-users] Xen License

On Wednesday 09 June 2010 13:06:34 Fajar A. Nugraha wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 9, 2010 at 5:56 PM, Jonathan Tripathy <jonnyt@xxxxxxxxxxx> 
> > Hi Everyone,
> >
> > I should probably clarify my comments.
> >
> > I of course understand that I have to pay for Microsoft SPLA licensing.
> > This is pretty simple (that I need to pay). But the person on the phone
> > seemed to start telling me that renting Linux VMs out was "illegal"
> > without paying...
> ... and you believe what Microsoft SPLA reseller says about Linux?
> > So let's say I have a Xen hypervisor, Ubuntu Dom0 and 40 Ubuntu DomUs,
> > there is no money to pay here right?
> Pretty much so. You CAN choose to pay Canonical for Ubuntu support if
> you need it though.

To put it simply, this M$ guy does two things wrong:
- he has the wrong idea
- he spreads the wrong idea

Now why does this sound familiar to me for all Windows guys.


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