Extending ESB.NET

The ESB.NET license http://keystrokeesbnet.codeplex.com/license is aimed at:
  • Protecting Keystroke IT's ESB.NET intellectual property
  • Protecting Keystroke IT's ESB.NET ecosystem
  • Allowing flexibility to extend the framework in a manner which benefits the ESB.NET development community, service providers & consumers.

Examples of what you can and can't do are shown below

What you can do includes

- You can build a HL7 offering & sell it as an ESB.NET based HL7 solution.
- You can build an OASIS claims based offering & sell it as an ESB.NET based Claims solution.
- You can add new transport adaptors & system entry points, and on-sell them
- Change the existing transport adaptors & system entry points, and use them for yourself. However, you CANNOT on-sell them without prior notice & royalties to Keystroke IT.
- Change the core components in any way via reverse engineering, or licensed source code, and use them for yourself.

What you can’t do includes

- Change the existing transport adaptors & system entry points, and on-sell them
- Change the core components in any way via reverse engineering, or licensed source code, and on-sell them

More information

If you have any specific enquiries on licensing or proposals that contradict the above examples, please speak to the Co-ordinator
http://www.codeplex.com/site/users/view/MINAS.
All proposals are considered as long as they don't adversely affect the abovementioned licensing principles.

Last edited Feb 18, 2011 at 1:15 PM by MINAS, version 2

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