OpenAIM and protocolfreedom

Ali Sabil ali.sabil at
Sat Mar 29 06:14:13 EDT 2008


On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 11:19 PM, Sean Egan <seanegan at> wrote:
> Hey,
>  I had a phone call with Karen from today, and she
>  confirmed that the licensing attached to the OpenAIM stuff is not
>  GPL-compatible, and it's best to leave it ignored. We also talked
>  about, and whether that could apply to MSN, and
>  she said that after was formed, Microsoft
>  publically released their documentation for everything covered by it,
>  mostly obsoleting protocolfreedom.  She said she thought MSN messenger
>  might be covered and pointed me at
>  I haven't looked at it yet, but I suspect they may have released docs
>  for whatever their internal SIP-like thing is called, but not MSN
>  Messenger (or whatever MSN is called these days)

I just checked those documents, and beside the documentation to they
SDP extensions
I couldn't find anything useful. I didn't look in depth though.


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