[Gllug] Forward of moderated message

Richard W.M. Jones rich at annexia.org
Mon Aug 29 10:00:13 UTC 2011

On Sat, Aug 27, 2011 at 11:06:38AM +0100, Steve Parker wrote:
> On Aug 27, 2011 5:20 AM, "general_email at technicalbloke.com" <
> general_email at technicalbloke.com> wrote:
> >
> > On 27/08/11 02:21, Avi Greenbury wrote:
> > > general_email at technicalbloke.com wrote:
> > >Anyway, the point I had been trying to make was that you
> > probably wouldn't have to stump up the full whack for an OS license if
> > you wan't a Windows VM (one of the few valid objections to using a VM
> > these days) as old XP machines are ten a penny.
> >
> If you read the EULA with those old XP machines, I think that you will find
> that the os license is tied to the hardware it came with

Whether such smallprint and unfair contractual terms are legal is
another matter.


Richard Jones
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