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Author josvos
Full name Jos Vos
Date 2005-04-18 14:55:56 PDT
Message On Mon, Apr 18, 2005 at 05:40:10PM -0400, Jason Parsons wrote:

> Can you cite the section of their license agreement which you believe
> is being violated? I read this:

Look at these two phrases (from the RHEL4 AS license agreement,

The term "Installed Systems" means the number of Systems on which
Customer installs or executes the Software.

If Customer wishes to increase the number of Installed System, then
Customer will purchase from Red Hat additional Services for each
additional Installed System.

> My reading of this is that a RHEL licensee can redistribute the
> software for any purposes, commercial or non-commercial, as long as a
> commercial redistribution of the software does not include RedHat's
> copyrighted images.

Yes, true, like using the RHEL rebuilds, but this does *not*
change the subscription agreement, so licensees that have a
subscription agreement are not allowed to have non-subscribed
systems. I know large companies that exactly this problem.

Note that it is allowed to use non-RHEL software, like our X/OS Linux
or another RHEL rebuild, besides subscribed RHEL systems, but for all
RHEL systems you need to pay.

-- Jos Vos <jos at xos dot nl>
-- X/OS Experts in Open Systems BV | Phone: +31 20 6938364
-- Amsterdam, The Netherlands | Fax: +31 20 6948204

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