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From "Hiram Chirino" <>
Subject Re: NMS
Date Thu, 07 Jun 2007 04:20:17 GMT
I ceased use of and destroyed my copy of the Specification years ago =)

But seriously, what kind of IP is it that is being violated?
copyright? patent? or some other kind that I'm not aware of?


On 6/1/07, Arnaud Simon <> wrote:
> Hello,
> We have been thinking about implementing the NMS API as part of the
> QPID .Net client. However we are concerned about potential legal issues.
> It seems to me that the NMS API is very similar to the JMS one but the
> JMS specification specifically licenses the technology "only for Java".
> This is the relevant license, copied directly from the JMS Spec
> document:
> "Subject to the terms and conditions of this license, Sun hereby grants
> you a fully-paid, non-exclusive, non-transferable, worldwide, limited
> license (without the right to sublicense) under Sun's intellectual
> property rights to review the Specification internally solely for the
> purpose of designing and developing your Java applets and applications
> intended to run on the Java platform. Other than this limited license,
> you acquire no right, title or interest in or to the Specification or
> any other Sun intellectual property. The Specification contains the
> proprietary information of Sun and may only be used in accordance with
> the license terms set forth herein. This license will terminate
> immediately without notice from Sun if you fail to comply with any
> provision of this license. Upon termination or expiration of this
> license, you must cease use of or destroy the Specification."
> Does anybody know if this concern has already been raised?
> Regards
> Arnaud
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