[Openswan Users] My resignation of The Openswan Project

Michael Collinson mike at ayeltd.biz
Mon Dec 17 15:52:05 EST 2012


As an Openswan user, may I thank you for the great efforts that you have 
put into both the project and in helping folks use it.

Best Regards,
Michael Collinson

On 16/12/2012 22:59, Paul Wouters wrote:
> Dear Openswan Community,
> One year ago, I reluctantly resigned from Xelerance Corporation, a
> company I co-founded in 2003.  Shortly thereafter, it became clear
> that Xelerance and I disagreed about a number of things, including who
> or what should control the "Openswan" name.  Lawsuits were exchanged and,
> after having been in litigation for almost a year, Xelerance and I 
> settled
> our claims against one another and severed our remaining business ties.
> Openswan 2.6.38 was the last release for me as a member of The Openswan
> Project and this message marks the end of my participation on the 
> Openswan
> email lists.  Xelerance now controls the Openswan domains and will manage
> them as it sees fit.
> I wish to thank everyone who assisted me by providing affidavits on 
> behalf
> of The Openswan Project.  I continue to develop free and opensource
> software, and will continue to help people in their quest to use IPsec
> to increase their security and protect their privacy. You will be able
> to follow my activities via Twitter, my website and elsewhere.
> Regards,
> Paul Wouters
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