Question on MIT Kerberos Library licensing

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Jun 15 10:34:13 EDT 2018

Frankly I don't recall.  I was only a summer employee there.  Like I
said, Marc would probably know more.  Or we could bug Dan Geer.

(and sorry for the late response -- apparently this mail got stuck on my
laptop's mail queue and only recently got flushed!!


Daria Phoebe Brashear <shadow at> writes:

> 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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