Kerberos Library usage and license requirements

Sam Hartman hartmans at MIT.EDU
Tue Jun 28 21:06:16 EDT 2005

>>>>> "Madavarapu," == Madavarapu, Vamsee <vamsee.madavarapu at> writes:

    Madavarapu,> Hi, We are looking to use components of the Kerberos
    Madavarapu,> library in our firmware product.  The components
    Madavarapu,> would be built with other code into a binary which
    Madavarapu,> will be flashed into the product.  Attached is the
    Madavarapu,> license file that is in the Kerberos library.  I
    Madavarapu,> would like to find out if the code in the library is
    Madavarapu,> open source.  If this code is not open source code, I
    Madavarapu,> would like to find out if we need a license agreement
    Madavarapu,> to be able to use it.

Hi.  MIt cannot provide legal advice on whether a particular license
is appropriate for a particular use.  I would recommend you retain a
lawyer specializing in copyright law to help you with this issue.

Sam Hartman
Manager, MIt Kerberos Team
MIt Information Services and Technology

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