[rescue] Ultra 5 OS

Phil Stracchino alaric at metrocast.net
Thu Apr 15 16:28:08 CDT 2010

On 04/15/10 17:02, Joshua Boyd wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 15, 2010 at 04:43:12PM -0400, Phil Stracchino wrote:
>> Not according to my reading of the updated license terms.  As far as I
>> can see, you get 90 days free trial, and then either you buy a full
>> support contract or you're in violation of license terms.  There appears
>> to be no such thing as a free hobbyist license any more.  (And the
>> support contracts aren't cheap; I can't find the percentage right now,
>> but if memory serves, it's a nontrivial percentage of the original
>> purchase cost of the hardware you're running it on.)
> (c) Individual Use. You may use Software internally for personal,
> individual use. 
> They say you can get the Entitlement for those via the download center.
> So the license doesn't preclude the possibility of hobbiest license, you
> just have to look a bit more.

Ah!  That looks more promising.  Must have missed it.  Does that say
that you can continue to use it past the 90 days without buying support?

  Phil Stracchino, CDK#2     DoD#299792458     ICBM: 43.5607, -71.355
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