Samba on Linux and LDAP

William Stuart william at
Thu Jun 4 14:44:54 GMT 1998

On Thu, 4 Jun 1998, Dan Shearer wrote:

> Date: Thu, 4 Jun 1998 11:59:52 +1000
> From: Dan Shearer <dshearer at>
> To: Multiple recipients of list <samba-technical at>
> Subject: Re: Samba on Linux and LDAP
> On Wed, 3 Jun 1998, William Stuart wrote:
> > SSL would have to be seperate for a GPL project because the US gov't does
> > not issue licenses for source code distributions of crytograpghic
> > materials, even those with "legal" key sizes (I think there is an
> > exception for password encryption).
> This is not the case: all you have to do is make sure the software is
> never archived on a site inside the US accessible outside the US and is
> never worked on by US developers (or possibly US citizens wanting to live
> in the US again - I'm not sure about this though.) This doesn't stop
> people in the US importing via ftp and using it. In some circumstances
> there is a license fee to pay for free software in use by people in the US
> which uses certain algorithms. 

What?  Isn't everyone and American?

I meant US GPL projects...

William Stuart  (william at
"If Netscape is giving their software away, how do they make money?"

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