[Juser] MSN gateways and security-related messages
cgranade at greens.org
Wed Sep 3 01:38:38 CDT 2003
> The articles state that they have an objection to allowing for profit third
> party clients to connect to their network. MS never says explicitly that
> just because a client or gateway server is free they will work with the
> software engineers in order to implement compatibility. In fact since they
> explicitly DON'T say that I infer that they will not work with jabber.org,
> gaim, etc...
> On Tuesday 02 September 2003 19:52, Ken Wermann wrote:
>>Interesting, however it states that the licensing fee is charged to those
>>clients that "make a profit from selling their product to connect to the
>>MSN Network". So Jabber.ORG's server model should probably be exempt from
>>licensing. Now I know that MS does not like Open Source but I can see them
>>letting access become enabled for the open source Jabber Server. Has anyone
Considering MS's tactics, I'd be very surprised if they would let us do
that without them filing suit...
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