Updated License Term Agreement for VC Redistributable in VS 2008 SP1

Tim Roberts timr at probo.com
Sun Apr 18 08:57:48 CEST 2010


CM <cmpython at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>On Apr 16, 3:31 am, Tim Roberts <t... at probo.com> wrote:
>>
>> Microsoft's intent is that you be able to distribute the non-debug runtimes
>> with any applications built with Visual Studio.  They are evil, but not
>> arbitrarily malicious.
>
>Just to be clear:  are you saying that if one has Visual Studio 2008
>Express Edition (the free one), one then has the right to redistribute
>the necessary dlls for using py2exe to make working Python 2.6
>executables?

The redistributable DLL package is freely downloadable from Microsoft.  I
don't see anything on the redistributable page that limits their use to the
paid editions only.
-- 
Tim Roberts, timr at probo.com
Providenza & Boekelheide, Inc.



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