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From Davanum Srinivas <dava...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: WS-Security / TSIK (Re: [VOTE] Graduate Beehive into a TLP)
Date Fri, 15 Jul 2005 12:51:30 GMT
Great!!! So we can make a release of WSS4J and get the code from TSIK. Right?

-- dims

On 7/15/05, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> On Jul 15, 2005, at 5:06 AM, Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> 
> > All public knowledge about about WS-Security are just "claims"[1]. No
> > one has given us OR made any public statement of specific patents
> > (from BM/MSFT/Versign) that are applicable to WS-Security.
> 
> > [1] http://www.oasis-open.org/committees/wss/ipr.php
> 
> Umm, that statement isn't even a claim.  It is a commitment to license
> if there ever will be a claim.  You can and should ignore it.
> 
> > If u ask me
> > it is FUD till they tell us which patents are infringed. Please note
> > that the IPR statement is dated "OASIS 26 June 2002". So EVEN if they
> > have applications pending on that date, they would have been resolved
> > one way or another by now. BUT yet, there is stony silence on which
> > specific patents are in question.
> 
> That's because there are no public patents in question, so they
> cannot respond to your queries.  The only ones you need to worry
> about are the actual approved patents that the patent holder
> does specifically claim.
> 
> ....Roy
> 
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