Re: SELinux Dumb Questions

From: Dale Amon (amonat_private)
Date: Tue Jun 04 2002 - 17:58:09 PDT

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    On Tue, Jun 04, 2002 at 11:59:46PM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
    > > On Monday 03 June 2002 04:13 pm, Haigh, Tom wrote:
    > > > SELinux includes Type Enforcement technology developed and patented by
    > > > the Secure Computing Corporation, who still holds rights to all
    > > > commercial use of the technology.  Before a colo company, or anyone else
    > > > uses the technology commercially, it will be necessary to negotiate a
    > > > license with Secure Computing.  If anyone wants to do so, I can help get
    > > > the ball rolling with our Legal and BD folks.
    > PS  When does the patent expire?  If it's due to expire in 1 year or less we 
    > can just wait until it's gone...
    I agree with Russell. This really had better be clarified. I believe it
    is the intent of many on this list, myself included, to productize
    systems based on SELinux.
    It's either GPL or it ain't. Which is it? Do I drop my plans or continue?
    PS: For my purposes, the BSD license will do just as well.
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