On Friday 27 August 2004 21:00, Paul Jakma wrote:
> On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Darren Burnett wrote:
> > our servers from AS to ES. We are buying the 15 lics which are
> > valid for 1 year.
>> They're not "licences", read the agreement very carefully. They're a
> support&subscription agreement.
>> You can quite easily run RH EL/AS/whatever without paying. Just RH
> wont support you.
>> Now, presuming the only thing Oracle care about is that you run
> RH/whatever, ie that they care about the platform, not whether you're
> paid up to RedHat, that might be good enough for you.
This is where it seems to be a very grey area, at least for me. So can I
install a copy of RH AS as many times as I want? Can I give others the CD to
install. Can I manually update RPMs? all without RedHat receiving a euro.
(sorry the above sounds like an infomercial)
This is how I thought it was, and that only if I wanted support from redhat
and the ability to use up2date I had to pay.
Does anybody have a good link to some layman documents as to what I am
entitled to with RH AS. Maybe ...RedHats slant on GPL for Dummies...
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