[horde] greetings - some quick questions

Tim Streit ledoktre at meanie.us
Wed Jun 11 20:02:01 UTC 2014

> "Exchange ActiveSync" is a Protocol/API - not a software.  If you use
> Horde and enable 'Exchange ActiveSync', your usage of the protocol itself
> is governed by Microsoft's Intellectual Property.  Z-Push appears to fall
> under the same issue.
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exchange_ActiveSync#Licensing
> http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/legal/intellectualproperty/IPLicensing/Programs/default.aspx
> Now, you might want to find out WHICH version of Exchange ActiveSync is
> actually covered by the licensing, though I wouldn't expect Microsoft IP to
> say "Oh yeah, if you use v2.1, you don't need any licensing."  Though I
> would assume it would be one of the 12.x versions - looks like around 2008
> is when the chance occurred, according to Wikipedia.
> (Sorry, looks like I didn't reply to the list the first time.)
> Rick

Thanks for the explanation.  I'll have to check out the links !

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