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From Dain Sundstrom <d...@coredevelopers.net>
Subject Re: Javamail license
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2004 03:23:04 GMT
Nevermind.... I'm working with Geir on this.  We'll get back to you all 
when we have some more details other then my speculations.

-dain

On Jul 13, 2004, at 8:09 PM, Alex Karasulu wrote:

> 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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