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Reliable system was so reliable, no one noticed its licence had expired... until it was too late

steviebuk Silver badge

Odd

"The root cause was that the previous expired key was only for five years – "the software maker was assured that the software would be decommissioned soon"."

But they PAID for a never expiring license so you give them one. You don't make it expire when they've paid for a never expire one.

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