Hutch, inside c:\masm32 there's a folder called LICENSE. Which contains two files (*.txt) and I was just wonderi- ng if you typed those file or Microsoft did. if i want to install masm32 from another place, do i ha- ve to include the LICENSE folder as well?
disease, The two files in the licence directory are the two Microsoft originals from respectively the WIN98DDK and the PLATFORMSDK and they establish your right to use the included Microsoft binaries to build assembler language programs. All of the software in the MASM32 package is copyright software and none of it is for sale, can be sold or included in any commercial package. Any software that you write using MASM32 is your personal property and you can do whatever you like with it including sell it for a profit. These restrictions are to protect the respective owners of the software and protect the project in general so that it remains true freeware. It has no association whatsoever with GPL or any other licencing system. Regards, email@example.com
It's a pretty darn good licence at that! :o)