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Re: [K12OSN] Given this situation, why bother continue with LTSP?



What MS did in recent years was they stopped issuing
security updates for their older operating systems. 
So, while the licenses didn't expire, people who spent
good money on Windows found that the only way to
receive a "secure" version of Internet Explorer, etc.
was to buy Windows XP.  

I just want you to be aware that unless this donor has
unlimited access to licenses of all future MS
operating systems, then you will be paying MS sooner
or later.

-Rob


--- The Prof <joseph bishay gmail com> wrote:
> In terms of
> software, he has reassurred me that the licenses do
> not expire for
> non-profit organizations like us, so there will be
> no need to
> repurchase in the future. He is a trustworthy person
> and he won't be
> benefitting from this transaction at all (except
> perhaps in the
> spiritual sense :) ) so no reason to doubt his word.
> 

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