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From Sam Ruby <ru...@apache.org>
Subject Re: OpenSAML VOTE Results (was Re: [VOTE] Accept OpenSAML as part of Web Services )
Date Wed, 19 Feb 2003 22:48:22 GMT
Andrew C. Oliver wrote:
> Isn't that a no no?

The board is discussing this.

What scares the crap out of me is the weasel words.  "intent to offer 
royalty free...".

As a rule, lawyers are very careful in what they say and do not say.  I 
can only presume that the word "intent" was carefully chosen.

> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> 
>> Andrew,
>>
>> IANAL...But I think you are right.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> dims
>>
>> --- "Andrew C. Oliver" <acoliver@apache.org> wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> Clarify this for me.  I might contribute to this OpenSAML, which I'm 
>>> free to do as a member of Apache who would hence have license.  
>>> However if I take this back to my company (outside of Apache) I must 
>>> then seek another license which by intent (though not by agreement) 
>>> would again be Royalty free?
>>> -Andy
>>>
>>> Scott Cantor wrote:
>>>
>>>   
>>>
>>>>> Below is what seems the last mail on this subject on this list. 
>>>>> Reading that, I tend to think that the incubator, at this point, is 
>>>>> capable of taking a formal position on this matter, and we
>>>>> should probably ask the board.
>>>>>  
>>>>>       
>>>>
>>>> RSA posted a new statement on the SSTC web site and confirmed the 
>>>> intent to offer royalty free
>>>>     
>>>
>>> licenses to anyone building a
>>>   
>>>
>>>> toolkit, and stating the builder's obligation to inform users that 
>>>> they also must obtain a
>>>>     
>>>
>>> license, so that's the situation.
>>>   
>>>
>>>> The license itself is still not available, and I would be surprised 
>>>> if it showed up all that
>>>>     
>>>
>>> soon, frankly.
>>>   
>>>
>>>> -- Scott
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>> Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/
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