Zimbra changes license to address Fedora concerns
Jeroen van Meeuwen
kanarip at kanarip.com
Sat Jul 19 16:29:32 UTC 2008
Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> This paves the way for Zimbra to be packaged for Fedora. Good to see
> Yahoo responding to the concerns expressed earlier.
> "Just wanted to provide a heads up that, in collaboration with legal
> counsel for the Fedora Community and Red Hat, we have made a minor tweak
> to the Yahoo! Public License (YPL), Version 1.0.
> Our colleagues in the Fedora community were concerned that the old
> version of 6.2 did not give licensees enough certainty that they could
> keep exercising their license, even if they followed its requirements.
> We thought this change was a reasonable request, and we were very
> pleased that we were able to respond to the Fedora community in the way
> they asked. Many thanks to our Fedora friends for their input"
Amazing! Hell yeah!
This is awesome, and as far as I was involved, a direct result from
talking to Zimbra on the Red Hat Summit, where we showed them the exact
Thanks to Karsten Wade as well!
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