OpenAIM and protocolfreedom

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Sat Mar 29 09:33:01 EDT 2008

On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 03:19:43PM -0700, Sean Egan 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)
> -s.

Thanks for following up on this Sean.


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