LIMITATION ON AND EXCLUSION OF REMEDIES AND DAMAGES. You can recover from Microsoft and its suppliers only direct damages up to U.S. $5.00. You cannot recover any other damages, including consequential, lost profits, special, indirect or incidental damages.
That is so generous of them - they are willing to pay your $5.00 if their software causes some sort of damage. For instance, the JDBC driver has a bug that causes data corruption in my central IT database, and I can get $5.00 from Microsoft to cover the damages.
Generous to a fault, those guys are. What will the stockholders have to say about that?
You should also consider the jTDS driver - it works with all flavors of SQL SERVER and Sybase, and actually has a better reputation for speed and compatibility than the MS driver.
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