Re : [Keepalived] Release 0.4.8

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Subject: Re : [Keepalived] Release 0.4.8
From: "Alexandre CASSEN" <alexandre.cassen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2001 09:51:18 +0100
Hi Padraig,

>However, haven't Cisco patents on this?

In short yes :

IBM Too :

In fact there is 2 patents :
one from CISCO :
an other from Nortel Network :

( => summarize that all).

=> When you read this papers you can't find any OpenSource restriction...
All that I can see is the commercial product implementation... I plan to
post a message into the IETF mailing list to present the LVS work on VRRP
and to enlarge the debate on OpenSource implementation and eventual

>What's the legal situation if someone wanted to deploy this?

=> We must investigate that way... But I can not do it all myself :)

Best regards,

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