Ownership of Samba code [Was: Re: VxFS quotas]

Jeremy Allison jeremy at valinux.com
Tue Mar 27 17:30:13 GMT 2001

On Tue, Mar 27, 2001 at 11:23:04AM -0600, Gerald Carter wrote:

> Dodging the issue of ownership, all code contributed to Samba
> is released under the GPL, so it may be a better idea to
> ask is the GPL compatible with NetaTalk's license. I haven't
> looked so I can't comment.

No it isn't. Netatalk is BSD licensed. This has been an
issue in the past with Netatalk being able to benefit from
the Samba share mode code, but we can't give it to them
under that license.


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a self-assembly Space Shuttle with no instructions.

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