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ZDNet: Sendmail May Turn Tools Over to Open Source

Apr 07, 2006, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stephen Shankland)

"Sendmail, whose products are built on the software that delivers many e-mail messages, may release some substantial new technology as open source.

"The company has a long involvement in the collaborative software movement. It sells proprietary software that works with a popular open-source component, also called Sendmail, used to transfer e-mail from one server to another. But some of those proprietary components may not remain so, said Eric Allman, the company's chief science officer and the original Sendmail author..."

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