nmbd license confirmation
Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Thu Dec 20 03:12:38 MST 2012
The GPL license that we are using certainly allows you to
use nmbd in your product. The GPL has certain requirements
that you need to fulfill, but it certainly allows use in
For questions about the GPL,
is a good starting point.
With best regards,
On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 01:19:44AM +0000, naoki2.ito at toshiba.co.jp wrote:
> Dear Jeremy
> I'm sorry.
> correct: We are considering using your program nmbd (http://www.samba.org/) in our products.
> >There was no attached license in your message. The current version of Samba nmbd is available under the terms of the GPLv3 license, which can be read here:
> Thank you.
> Would you allow us to use your program nmbd ?
> Best Regards,
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeremy Allison [mailto:jra at samba.org]
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 4:50 AM
> To: ito naoki(伊藤 直樹 ＤＭＥ ○ＤＭＧ□Ｄ開技○Ｄ開２)
> Cc: samba-technical at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: nmbd license confirmation
> On Mon, Dec 17, 2012 at 12:11:29PM +0000, naoki2.ito at toshiba.co.jp wrote:
> > Dear All,
> > I'm Naoki Ito, working for Toshiba Corp. Japan.
> > We are considering using your program ncurses (http://www.samba.org/) in our products.
> ncurses is not part of the Samba project. The title of this email references nmbd. Please clarify which code you are referring to.
> For the rest of my reply I'm going to assume you're referring to nmbd.
> > Before going any further, however, we would like to confirm the following so that we are sure to fully respect your rights.
> > You are the author and owner of the copyrights in the program.
> The individual authors and copyright owners can be determined from our git history. Samba nmbd is a collective work. However, all contributors do so under the terms of the license described below.
> > You have distributed the program under the attached license that permits us to use and redistribute the program with or without modification provided that any conditions stated in the license are met.
> There was no attached license in your message. The current version of Samba nmbd is available under the terms of the GPLv3 license, which can be read here:
> > If you would please send me a return email confirming the above, that would be most appreciated.
> Hopefully this contains the information you require.
> > And thank you very much for taking the time to create such a useful program.
> You're welcome :-).
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