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  • Hi:

    Just wondering is this license apply to Window CE ? 

    We use the Microsoft Sample code as it is provided by Microsoft in our Window CE product, we pay Microsoft Window CE license fee for each product that we sold.  

    http://download.microsoft.com/download/8/D/F/8DFE3CE7-6424-4801-90C3-85879DE2B3DE/Platform/License.rtf

    And if third part using the Microsoft sample code in open source, do we violate GNU General Public License ?

    Since we found by BlackDuck this is a GUU General Public License violation, strange enough, any suggestion on this ?

    Thanks for your help.   

    • Moved by Barry Wang Monday, August 11, 2014 3:14 AM
    Friday, August 8, 2014 3:58 PM

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  • Hello Mike,

    Your issue is not related to WinForm, however I'm not so sure which one in the following forum is the right forum:

    http://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/home?category=windowsembeddedcompact

    I've moved your case to "Where is the forum for" so that you may get a direction.

    Regards,



    Barry
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    Monday, August 11, 2014 3:15 AM
  • They mention "sample code" here but no idea if applies to you.

    Microsoft Developer Services Agreement

     May need to contact them directly.

    http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ln=en-us

     

     

     


    Regards, Dave Patrick ....
    Microsoft Certified Professional
    Microsoft MVP [Windows]

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    • Proposed as answer by Just Karl Monday, August 11, 2014 8:37 PM
    • Marked as answer by Just Karl Wednesday, August 20, 2014 3:18 PM
    Monday, August 11, 2014 3:37 AM
  • Hi All:  Thanks for the info.  Seems like the BlackDuck need  to update  their database, should not claim Microsoft license inside GNU license. 

    Monday, August 11, 2014 8:39 PM