Subject AW: [firebird-support] Windows O/S Config for 50-user system
Author Steffen Heil

> > Both Classic and
> > Superserver services are run by the host machine, not by clients.
> Yes, but clients are *accessing* those services which is
> clearly stated as not permitted.

The EULA denies accessing services of the product, which the eula belongs
to. In this case for windows and any part of it. Clearly firebird is not a
part of windows.

> >> nor may you permit any Device to use, access, display, or run
> >>the Product or Product's user interface, unless the Device has a
> >>separate license for the Product.
> Now this part confuses. I wonder how is "Product" defined in
> EULA? Can Firebird be a "product"? If yes, then anyone can
> issue his client an "unlimited access licence" for Firebird,
> and case closed. :)

This is exactly the point. "The Product" in the windows EULA applies to
"windows" and parts of windows, but not to firebird.

By the way: Simply using linux is not a good idea.
Yes, I use linux servers for firebird. But servers are ALWAYS as secure, as
administrators are good in doing their job. This applies to windows as well
as to linux. Suggesting an windows-only admin to use linux servers is like
suggesting you to put a loaded weapon aside your head. [And the same applies


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