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Re: [suse-security] cyrus imap
  • From: Roman Drahtmueller <draht@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 14:14:53 +0200 (MEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0008091413210.1283-100000@xxxxxxxxxxxx>

> From: Erwin Rennert <erwin@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: Roman Drahtmueller <draht@xxxxxxx>
> Cc: suse-security@xxxxxxxx
> Date: Wed, 9 Aug 2000 13:34:08 +0200 (CEST)
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] cyrus imap
>
> On Wed, 9 Aug 2000, Roman Drahtmueller wrote:
>
> > > I hope this is not off-topic, but.....
> > >
> > > is there any particular reason the Cyrus imap system isn't contained in
> > > the SuSE-distribution?
> > >
> > > Erwin
> > >
> >
> > Hello Erwin,
> >
> > Carsten Hoeger told me that it's the license that keeps us from including
> > the package.
> > Sorry.
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Roman.
> > --
> Hi Roman,
> Well, in fact the licence has changed since version 2.x (at the end of
> May). I think it might be considered open source, now.
>
> http://asg.web.cmu.edu/cyrus/imapd/license.html
>
> I do hope you will reconsider...
>
> Erwin

Right, the license is acceptable (for my gusto).

The responsible maintainer has been notified - I can't promise anything.
The package needs extensive testing before we can include it in the
distribution.

Thanks!
Roman Drahtmüller.
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