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Re: Hello and request for sponsor (DomainKeys packages)

On Saturday 17 June 2006 19:41, Joe Smith took the opportunity to write:
> On 6/17/06, Magnus Holmgren <holmgren@lysator.liu.se> wrote:
> >[snip]
> > It is also my understanding that Yahoo's license, unlike Microsoft's
> > SenderID
> > license, is quite OK. Is that correct?
> I don't know. I glanced at the licence, and it was not terribly clear, if
> you have not done so already, you should probably ask d-legal to look at
> the licence.
> I am CCing that list.
> Ok, 1.1 does not seem to grant the right to sell the code/program.  Section
> 1.2 grants the right to sell "for the sole purpose of implementing a sender
> verification solution in connection with e-mail.". I'm not sure if limiting
> the scope of Sale is allowed by the DFSG or not.
> I'm slightly concerned that the "specification" is an Internet-Draft. More
> distubing is that the Licence give a URL for the Draft, but the URL does
> not work.

The current version of the draft is 
Older versions seem to have been deleted. There are various references to 
these older versions around lying around in the code, older license texts 

> Section 3.3 says "You must create Your own product or service names or
> trademarks for Your Licensed Code and You agree not to use the term
> "DomainKeys" in or as part of a name or trademark for Your Licensed Code.".
> This may be a problem, considering the name of the package.
> Section 3.5 is a you must obey the laws section.
> Section 3.8 is choice of law and venue.

What about the statement on http://antispam.yahoo.com/domainkeys?

"Yahoo!'s DomainKeys Intellectual Property may be licensed under either of the 
following terms:
* Yahoo! DomainKeys Patent License Agreement 
* GNU General Public License version 2.0 (and no other version)."

Also, the links on http://domainkeys.sourceforge.net/ to "Other Libraries" 
seem to indicate that it's OK to release DomainKeys libraries packages with 
DomainKeys in their name.

Magnus Holmgren        holmgren@lysator.liu.se

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