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   Re: [xml-dev] Benchmarking forbidden?

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	This may be the article you are looking for:


	Here is a quote from the EULA for the .NET server:

"Performance or Benchmark Testing. You may not disclose the results of any 
benchmark test of either the Server Software or Client Software to any 
third party without Microsoft's prior written approval."


On Tue, 10 Jun 2003, Tim Bray wrote:

> I heard an allegation yesterday that you can't publish benchmarks on 
> MSXML performance without explicit permission from Microsoft.  I poked 
> around a bit with Google and found no evidence.  Somebody please tell me 
> this isn't true.  If true, is there a pointer to restrictive language? 
> Also if true, is it just them or are there XML-related components out 
> there that have this kind of encumbrance?

Betty Harvey                         | Phone: 410-787-9200 FAX: 9830
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harvey@eccnet.com                    | Washington,DC XML Users Grp
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