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SQL License Developer Edition

We have a machine with SQL Server 2008 R2 installed and Developer edition. The Developers that use it have a MSDN. Can they export query results to Excel and share to employees who do not have a MSDN?
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cheryl9063
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QuinnDexCommented:
once the data is in excel, excel  licences cover use and distribution
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magarityCommented:
Yes as long as it's all being done for testing and development and QA, etc. If it's production data being used by those others for real business use then it shouldn't be on a developer edition in the first place.
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Aneesh RetnakaranDatabase AdministratorCommented:
There is no need for additional licence here unless the users are accessing the database.
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magarityCommented:
On second thought, instead of taking my or anyone else's advice here, call Microsoft's licensing specialists and get an official answer: http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/licensing/contact-us.aspx
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rk_india1Commented:
As per your requirement you have to go for MSDN Universal

File Name: en_sql_server_2008_r2_developer_x86_x64_ia64_dvd_522665.iso Date Published (UTC): 5/3/2010 9:45:43 AM
 ISO/CRC: 272D2E95 Available to Levels: VS Pro with MSDN Premium (Empower);
Developer AA; Designer AA; VS Pro with MSDN (Retail);
VS Premium with MSDN (MPN); VS Pro with MSDN Premium (MPN);
MSDN Universal (VL);

Or you can get the get an official answer: http://www.microsoft.com/en-in/licensing/contact-us.aspx
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cheryl9063Author Commented:
OK thanks all, on this question I have to be fair and give all credit. Thanks!
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