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An Agreement Between the Internet Society, the IETF, and Sun Microsystems, Inc (RFC2339)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000002907D
Original Publication Date: 1998-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 4 page(s) / 10K

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Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

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in the matter of NFS V.4 Protocols. The Internet Society: AUTHOR [+2]

Abstract

This Request for Comments records an agreement between Sun Microsystems, Inc. and the Internet Society to permit the flow of Sun's Network File System specifications into the Internet Standards process conducted by the Internet Engineering Task Force.

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Network Working Group The Internet Society

Request for Comments: 2339 Sun Microsystems

Category: Informational May 1998

An Agreement Between the Internet Society,

the IETF, and Sun Microsystems, Inc.

in the matter of NFS V.4 Protocols

Status of this Memo

This memo provides information for the Internet community. It does

not specify an Internet standard of any kind. Distribution of this

memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (1998). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

This Request for Comments records an agreement between Sun

Microsystems, Inc. and the Internet Society to permit the flow of

Sun's Network File System specifications into the Internet Standards

process conducted by the Internet Engineering Task Force.

Note:

This RFC is NOT a standard. It is an official public record of an

agreement between Sun Microsystems and the Internet Society. The

referenced RFCs 1094 dated March 1989 ("NFS: Network File System

Protocol Specification") and 1813 dated June 1995 ("NFS Version 3

Protocol Specification") are not attached to the document below, but

are incorporated by reference.

AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE INTERNET SOCIETY,

THE IETF, AND SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC.

IN THE MATTER OF NFS V.4 PROTOCOLS

This Agreement is made this 3rd day of March, 1998 by and between Sun

Microsystems, Inc. ("Donor") and the Internet Society. In

consideration of the mutual covenants and conditions set forth below,

the parties hereto agree as follows:

1. License Grant. For good and valuable consideration, receipt and

sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged, and solely for the

purpose specified in Paragraph 2 below, Donor hereby grants to the

Internet Society ("Licensees" which, for the purposes of this

Agreement, shall include the Internet Engineering Task Force

("IETF"), the IETF Secretariat, and their respective members,

officers, employees, contractors and participating individuals) a

cost-free, perpetual, non-exclusive, worldwide right and license

under any copyrights owned or otherwise licensable by Donor, under

any Sun patent rights that are essential to practice the

Specification, and any other Sun intellectual property rights to use,

reproduce, distribute, perform, display and prepare derivative works

of the Specification, and to authorize others to do so. For the

purposes of this Agreement, "Specification" means the technical

speci...