[JDEV] Resolution of Licence issues..

Jeremie jeremie at jabber.org
Tue Oct 12 02:10:46 CDT 1999

> I would like to take this point and note the protocol does not need to be
> patented or GPL'ed. (in fact, I would argue against both!)
> The only issue we _might_ have is with protocol ownership, but given the
> many "Copyright The Jabber Team" notices and the fact most of us have
> contributed, we don't have much to worry about.

I just want to re-affirm this statement...

The protocol is not patented, and cannot be licensed in any manner.  The
document that defines it is owned/copyrighted by the "Jabber Team" which
is pretty much all of us, but that's still only the *document*, not the
actual protocol.


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