Re: [VRRP] Regarding patent issue of implementing VRRP!!!

Bob Hinden <bob.hinden@gmail.com> Mon, 27 September 2010 17:54 UTC

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I would add that in my view you can implement VRRP in Linux without any licenses.

A vendor might need a license for VRRP, or a long list of other technologies currently in Linux, to ship a product with Linux in it.

Bob


On Sep 27, 2010, at 9:49 AM, Adrian Farrel wrote:

> Hi Nirmala,
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> People who own patents may choose to contact you direct.
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> The IETF takes no position on the validity of patent claims against any technology. You and your legal advisors must make this assessment for yourselves.
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> You can see a listing of all IPR that has been disclosed against any IETF document by visiting https://datatracker.ietf.org/ipr/search/
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> Thanks,
> Adrian
> ----- Original Message ----- From: <nirmalab@bel.co.in>
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> Subject: [VRRP] Regarding patent issue of implementing VRRP!!!
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> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I want to know whether any patent issue is there to implement VRRP in
>> linux now.Kindly tell me any license is needed to implement VRRP???
>> 
>> Thank you in advance,
>> Regards,
>> Nirmala
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