Question on MIT Kerberos Library licensing

Daria Phoebe Brashear shadow at
Thu Jun 7 16:12:34 EDT 2018

I thought Veritas bought OpenVision, and @Stake was something new.

On Fri, May 11, 2018 at 10:22 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:

> Hi,
> 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
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Daria Phoebe Brashear
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