Question on MIT Kerberos Library licensing

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Jun 7 15:07:22 EDT 2018


Greg Hudson <ghudson at> writes:

> I cannot speak for OpenVision, and I do not know for sure what happened
> to that business entity or its IP portfolio.  The work covered by that
> license was contributed in the early 1990s and is fairly extensive (it
> includes the krb5 GSS mech and the kadmin subsystem).

Does OpenVision still exist?  Thought they joined with @Stake and then,
I'm not sure what happened, and definitely don't know what happened to
their IP Portfolio.  I know that Marc Horowitz and I worked one some of
this IP.

Personally, I would not worry about it.

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
       Member, MIT Student Information Processing Board  (SIPB)
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