Mitchell, Michael J Michael.Mitchell at team.telstra.com
Tue Jun 7 07:02:26 CEST 2005

I'm not sure that "infected" is a good way to describe freeRADIUS code

Its not my project, but I think it would be nice to give them a little
more than a day to respond... 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: freeradius-devel-bounces at lists.freeradius.org 
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> Sent: Tuesday, 7 June 2005 12:37 PM
> To: freeradius-devel
> Subject: TinyPEAP
> I was going to post the following on the linksys tinypeap 
> forum.  Comments?
> And/or we could submit a slashdot story.
> ====
> Please don't use TinyPEAP.  The authors have stolen code from 
> the FreeRADIUS project (not the legal definition of "steal" 
> since code isn't physical property, but theft all the same).
> TinyPEAP uses TLS (and possibly other) code from FreeRADIUS.
> FreeRADIUS is licensed under the GPL.  That means if you take 
> FreeRADIUS code and redistribute it, you must also distribute 
> your modifications to the code.  Or if you incorporate 
> FreeRADIUS code into your own, you've "infected" your own 
> code and must distribute the source.
> Many FreeRADIUS developers have worked hard to create the EAP 
> functionality.  Please don't step on their rights by using TinyPEAP.
> The TinyPEAP developers were contacted but did not respond.  
> Next will be legal action.
> Frank Cusack
> FreeRADIUS developer
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