legal problem for using DLL's

Mike Hearn mike at
Thu Feb 19 06:36:24 CST 2004

On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 08:46:07 +1100, Troy Rollo wrote:
> This is not necessarily enough - it's also necessary to read the terms
> of the license to see under what circumstances the DLL is
> redistributable. A lot of Microsoft's "redistributable" DLLs are only
> redistributable if they are to be used on a genuine Microsoft operating
> system.

I seem to recall this as being of questionable legality though - something
about product tying being illegal? Of course it's all a gray area and do
you really want a pissing match with lawyers? Thought not.

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