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Research software licensing in general

Research software licensing in general, and discuss the following:

What is the difference between Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows?
Explain and describe software licensing.
What are the major software applications of each license?
Why do you think Microsoft offers so many licensing options for Office?
Which applications are you likely to use in the course of taking classes online?
Explain Office Ultimate.

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What is the difference between Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows?
MS Windows is an operating system; MS Office is an office productivity suite. You can have a computer running Windows and NOT have Office, but you cannot run Office without Windows (unless you are using a Windows emulator in Linux or another OS).

Explain and describe software licensing.
Software licensing allows consumers to use an application from its owner. It is an agreement between the end-user and owner granting permission to use it when unauthorized use would be considered illegal. It is a promise by the end-user to use it according to the owner's intended use and protects the end-user from the owner suing them for "engaging in activities that would normally be ...

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The solution examines research software licensing in general. The difference between Microsoft Office and Microsoft Windows is described.

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