[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: DNSsafe license

I'm afraid this is definitely non-free.  It forbids distribution of
modified versions on several counts:

> The DNSsafe software cannot be used or distributed separately from the
> BIND software.  You only have the right to use it or distribute it as
> a bundled, integrated product.
> The DNSsafe software can ONLY be used to provide authentication for
> resource records in the Domain Name System, as specified in RFC 2065
> and successors.  You cannot modify the BIND software to use the
> DNSsafe software for other purposes, or to make its cryptographic
> functions available to end-users for other uses.
> If you modify the DNSsafe software itself, you cannot modify its
> documented API, [...]

Richard Braakman

Reply to: