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From "Colin Crist" <>
Subject RE: NMS
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2007 15:43:19 GMT

In case you've not seen this, IBM have long since rendered the JMS API into
C++, C and C#


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arnaud Simon [] 
> Sent: 01 June 2007 15:34
> To:;
> Cc:;
> Subject: NMS
> 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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