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Re: [K12OSN] CodeWeavers Release Server Version Of CrossOver



Also, from what I can tell, the thin client solution is based on
the (proprietary) Sun Ray terminals from Sun.

Jim McQuillan
jam ltsp org


On Wed, 11 Dec 2002, Steven Santos wrote:

> Slashdot is running another story on CodeWeavers Server Version Of CrossOver
> [http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=02/12/11/1351239&mode=nested&tid=125]
> 
> Thus far the most interesting comment raises a very interesting possibility.
> 
> [quote]
> I think you missed the point. Because the Office licenses are per-machine,
> rather than per-user (as far as I know), 1 license of Office can be used to
> serve hundreds of clients with a fast enough machine. It's a pretty big loophole
> in their licensing, but due to the lack of multi-desktop remoting in Windows I
> guess they never thought any body would figure out how to exploit it.
> [/quote]
> 
> My reading of my MSO2k / MSO97 licenses seems to support this position.  What do
> others think about this?
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