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Old 08-11-2006, 01:34 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Is it legal since microsoft has stopped supporting 98 to put 98 on multiple computers from the same installation cd?
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Old 08-11-2006, 02:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Nope.

But honestly, who cares.
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Old 08-11-2006, 02:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Well if I were going to sell these two computers?
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Torvalds was contemptuous of Microsoft's claims and has asked Redmond to name the patent infringements so that their veracity can be challenged and workarounds found.
"Naming them would either make it clear that Linux is not infringing at all (which is quite possible, especially if the patents are bad), or would make it possible to avoid infringing by coding around whatever silly thing they claim,"

"So the whole 'We have a list and we're not telling you' should tell you something. Don't you think that if Microsoft actually had some really foolproof patent, they'd just tell us and go, 'nyaah, nyaah, nyaah!'?"

whole story here: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...-microsoft-put
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It is possible to get in a lot of trouble for it, it is against the law. realisticly no one cares.
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Old 08-11-2006, 03:51 PM   #5 (permalink)
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thanks
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Torvalds was contemptuous of Microsoft's claims and has asked Redmond to name the patent infringements so that their veracity can be challenged and workarounds found.
"Naming them would either make it clear that Linux is not infringing at all (which is quite possible, especially if the patents are bad), or would make it possible to avoid infringing by coding around whatever silly thing they claim,"

"So the whole 'We have a list and we're not telling you' should tell you something. Don't you think that if Microsoft actually had some really foolproof patent, they'd just tell us and go, 'nyaah, nyaah, nyaah!'?"

whole story here: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...-microsoft-put
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Old 08-13-2006, 12:36 PM   #6 (permalink)
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There is a site (I forget the addy) That has all the 98 updates for free. You might Google for it.
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Old 08-13-2006, 02:34 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Since it is illegal, I will just whipe out the hdd and sell the computer with a blank hd.
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Torvalds was contemptuous of Microsoft's claims and has asked Redmond to name the patent infringements so that their veracity can be challenged and workarounds found.
"Naming them would either make it clear that Linux is not infringing at all (which is quite possible, especially if the patents are bad), or would make it possible to avoid infringing by coding around whatever silly thing they claim,"

"So the whole 'We have a list and we're not telling you' should tell you something. Don't you think that if Microsoft actually had some really foolproof patent, they'd just tell us and go, 'nyaah, nyaah, nyaah!'?"

whole story here: http://www.vnunet.com/vnunet/news/21...-microsoft-put
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