[thelist] ASP devloped Locally

Ken Schaefer ken at adOpenStatic.com
Sat May 8 04:23:10 CDT 2004

I doubt very much whether it's legal :-) But the info is out there, so
there's not much point hiding it IMHO.

On the other hand, I suppose if you had a spare Windows 2000 Server (or Pro)
license, you could just as well load up the OS in a VMWare or Virtual PC
host (and be legal in the process).


From: "Maximillian Schwanekamp" <anaxamaxan at neptunewebworks.com>
Subject: RE: [thelist] ASP devloped Locally

: >There are various hacks around that let you get IIS 5 installed off a
: >Windows 2000 CD if you have one spare.
: Perhaps this is OT, and pardon me for asking, but AFAYK is that within the
: bounds of MS operating agreements?  I ask this out of pure ignorance and
: curiosity, not to imply anything.  I don't have access to a copy of Win 2k
: Server, so I cannot check the OA that comes up during an install.  But to
: that sounds legally risky for a business endeavor, unless MS doesn't
: actually say that you cannot install IIS onto XP Home (only that they
: neither support it nor will provide the means to do so).  It would be nice
: to be able to run my older ASP code locally as I do with PHP and Apache.
: Maximillian Von Schwanekamp

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