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F-ES Sitecore26-Nov-19 3:19
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Eddy Vluggen wrote:
So, why don't we do that with software? After, say, a 4000 executions, simply stop the software and demand that the customer buys a complete new license.

One of the first systems I worked on used ints for customer IDs. This was VB6 so ints were 16 bit. It lasted more than 4000 executions, but not more than 32767 users.


(edit: true story BTW, the guy who made the decision to use "int" was a SQL DBA who thought a VB6 int was the same as a SQL int)
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