[kde-community] Windows licenses

Laszlo Papp lpapp at kde.org
Wed Jan 22 07:23:30 UTC 2014


On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 7:07 AM, Laszlo Papp <lpapp at kde.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 22, 2014 at 6:35 AM, Martin Gräßlin <mgraesslin at kde.org> wrote:
>> On Monday 20 January 2014 23:20:48 Pau Garcia i Quiles wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> Has anyone tried to contact Microsoft to get KDE included in their
>>> non-profit program?
>>>
>>> I got confirmation from Claudia the KDE eV does comply with the requisites
>>> for German organizations (attached are the terms)
>>>
>>> http://www.microsoft.com/about/corporatecitizenship/en-us/nonprofits/whos-el
>>> igible/
>>>
>>> This could give us licenses for Windows (desktop and server) and Visual
>>> Studio for free (and suually more software too). The Windows Server
>>> licenses could be used for Jenkins build machines.
>>
>> Could this be used to provide a virtual machine (or a remote login server)
>> with all the Qt/KF5 build setup, so that devs not having Windows at all could
>> easily test their changes?
>
> I do not see why not.

Hmm, actually the generic and basic Windows license does not allow
multiple remote login in my understand onto the same desktop. When I
last checked it required some server license, but I cannot claim it
100% percents.

Even then, I think this can be managed by good communication.



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