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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Apache WSS4J's WS Security Implementation - WSS Licensing Requirements?
Date Fri, 03 Dec 2004 22:05:27 GMT
Tony,

Apache has not signed anything with anyone. 

Thanks,
dims

On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 13:45:33 -0800 (PST), Tony Opatha <topatha@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
>  
> Hi, 
>   
> It seems that WS Security requires licensing arrangements from Microsoft,
> Verisign, 
> and IBM based on OASIS WS Security TC IPR statement 
>   
> http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/wss/ipr.php 
>   
> So, can someone please clarify: 
>   
> 1) if the users who to develop and deploy AXIS clients (using WS Security
> APIs 
> from Apache WSS4J) will need to first apply for WS Security licensing
> arrangements 
> with the required companies? 
>   
> 2) Related to #1, Apache WSS4J is a public domain software, but is not the
> underlying 
> WS Security requiring any licensing arranagements, or has the Apache worked
> out 
> a licensing arrangement already? 
>   
> If the answer is yes, that users of WSS4J require WSS licensing
> arrangements, 
> perhaps this should be stated as part of the release notes for WSS4J. 
>   
> Thanks in advance. 
>   
>   
>   
>   
>   
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Davanum Srinivas [mailto:dims@yahoo.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 05, 2004 4:26 AM
> To: axis-user@ws.apache.org
> Subject: Re: what is the status of axis ws-security implementation? 
> 
> http://ws.apache.org/ws-fx/wss4j/ 
> --- Maciek Zywno <m.zywno@amg.net.pl> wrote:
> > Hello
> > 
> > I would like to use ws-security standard to secure my webservice. My 
> > question is whether I would have to implement ws-security:
> > - on my own by using axis handlers that use some external api ?
> > - or does axis support ws-security out of the box?
> > - or there is some apache ws-security library that easily integrates 
> > with axis?
> > - maybe you could suggest other solution
> > 
> > Thanks in advance for any hints!
> > 
> > Maciek
> > 
> 
> =====
> Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/
> 
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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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