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From Alex Karasulu <aok...@bellsouth.net>
Subject Re: Javamail license
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2004 03:09:06 GMT
Dain,

Don't know for sure but I thought the James folks were working on a java
mail implementation.  Perhaps its worth checking this out.  Noel might
be able to elaborate on this.

Alex

On Tue, 2004-07-13 at 22:56, Dain Sundstrom wrote:
> I know Geir has been working on this, but it popped up on my radar 
> again... I think we have a serous problem with Javamail unless sun is 
> willing to relicense it.  The license is here 
> http://java.sun.com/products/javamail/LICENSE.txt
> 
> I think the biggest problem for us is this section (near the bottom):
> 
> (vi) you agree to defend and indemnify Sun and its licensors from and 
> against any
> damages, costs, liabilities, settlement amounts and/or expenses 
> (including
> attorneys' fees) incurred in connection with any claim, lawsuit or 
> action by
> any third party that arises or results from the use or distribution of 
> any
> and all Programs and/or Software.
> 
> 
> Does the ASF allow us to ship software from ASF servers that contain 
> dependencies that have this kind of language?
> 
> -dain
> 


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