Re: About the License of MIT Kerberos Implimentation
Ken Raeburn wrote:[color=blue]
> On Nov 24, 2007, at 20:00, Yoshinori Sano wrote:[color=green]
>> Could you tell me about the license of MIT Kerberos.[/color]
> The license terms are covered in the top-level README file in the
> source tree, and in doc/copyright.texinfo.
>> Is the MIT Kerberos implementation exactly same as MIT Licence?
>> (As I'm a newbie about licenses.)[/color]
Just one legal nit that Ken did not point out. You cannot reference a
license listed on a third-party's web site for authorative information.
You must reference the license that is in the actual distribution. That
license is the authorative reference.
> No, it's not quite the same. Furthermore, the MIT Kerberos
> distribution includes open-source software from other sources, and
> their licenses apply to those portions of the software.
>> And, can we bundle the MIT Kerberos implemention with a commercial
>> software in Japan? Is there no problems?[/color]
> Provided you comply with the licensing terms, yes, it should be fine;
> other companies are doing it.