[wix-users] Licensing question when deploying Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll

Rob Mensching rob at firegiant.com
Fri Apr 8 06:56:39 PDT 2016

IANAL but you only need to publish the WiX source code if you change it. When you use an official build we publish the code for you here: https://github.com/ wixtoolset

 Short replies here. Complete answers over there: http://www.firegiant.com/

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From: wix-users [mailto:wix-users-bounces at lists.wixtoolset.org] On Behalf Of Nicolas Coussemacq
Sent: Friday, April 8, 2016 5:59 AM
To: wix-users at lists.wixtoolset.org
Subject: [wix-users] Licensing question when deploying Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll

Hello all,

I'm working on a commercial application and considering deploying Microsoft.Deployment.WindowsInstaller.dll with my app because I'm using it to retrieve some information about some msi files.
The only usage I do for now is to open MSI database to read the production version.

What does MS-RL license say about this ?
I'm planning to deploy Wix license file  alongside with my application but do I have to publish the source code of the file using Wix ?
What do you think ?


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