Silverlight application - export to pdf, excel, rtf License

Posted on 2014-07-16
Last Modified: 2014-07-29
We have requested to build a silverlight application to a vendor...
Two major things that may involve licensing questiosn are -
1. The silverlight application will let user export some reports to pdf, excel-spreadsheet, rtf format, will there be any licensing issues?
2. The silverlight application should let user attach an ms-outlook item such as email, calendar etc...

Will there be any licensing issues for those requirements?

thanks a lot
Question by:ts84zs
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    by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
    Silverlight controls are licensed under the MS-PL License
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    generating excel and rtf shudnt be a problem.. i don think u can generate pdf without using third party controls which u will need to license separately (not sure if there are any free ones out there)

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    will attaching - ms-outlook item like email etc be a licensing issue?
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    by:Gautham Janardhan
    no i don't think you will be having any problems in attaching mail items  if the sender don't have problems in you sharing the mail i don't think there will be any problems.

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