to clear up confusion: you can use the Express editions for commercial code!

23:33 [ [TechGuy]] have to scrape up some money to go buy VC# 2k5
23:34 [ Flav] express is free
23:34 [ [TechGuy]] I know. But redistribution of Express-built code is restricted
23:34 [ Flav] really? where does it say that?
23:35 [ Flav] in fact, it’s in the FAQ that there’s no such restriction
23:35 [ Flav] 4. Can I use Express Editions for commercial use?
23:35 [ Flav] Yes, there are no licensing restrictions for applications built using the Express Editions.
23:35 [ Flav]