[Maildev] Integrating LookOut / TNEF / winmail.dat

Magnus Melin mkmelin+mozilla at iki.fi
Thu Dec 7 04:00:22 EST 2017


I guess there is no licensing issue. Reading the bug the licensing issue was 
resolved in 2007. Old memory ;)

  -Magnus

On 07-12-2017 00:04, Ben Bucksch wrote:
> Hey Magnus,
> 
> you said the TNEF addons all have license problems and use non-OSS libraries.
> 
> The most popular is LookOut 
> https://addons.mozilla.org/de/thunderbird/addon/lookout/
> 
> The page says it's MPL 1.1. I looked at the content, it's pure JS and tnef.js 
> has no special license header, so I assume it's MPL 1.1 like the rest. The ext 
> page description says "The TNEF decoding engine was inspired (with permission) 
> by the tnef.sf.net project", so that appears to be a re-write by the LookOut 
> author.
> 
> Do you still think that there are license problems? If so, which ones?
> 
> Ben
> 



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