How to work with Samba (licensing).
ira at samba.org
Tue Apr 28 16:05:46 MDT 2015
Ironically, I was looking to help the non-lawyers not need lawyers ;).
So the doc is close... but not QUITE what I'm looking for... which is "The
On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 4:54 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Ira brought up an interesting topic with me today.
> There are many OEMs out there using Samba (and I try
> and help any and all of them who ask), and one of the
> common requests is "Your licensing is hard, how do I
> work with this stuff ?"
> I realized that perception is right. Where is the
> easy-to-use guide for the rights and responsibilities
> of people wanting to use Samba in products ?
> Then I realized it already exists - and in the best
> Open Source/Free Software tradition, someone else
> has already written it :-).
> So if you haven't already, I suggest you check out:
> There is *REALLY* good information here, written
> by our friends at the Software Freedom Conservancy
> (who are the umberella organization for Samba) and
> the FSF.
> If you want to use Samba in a product, and want
> any lawyers you work with to understand how our
> licensing works and how to work with it - you
> should point them at this web site.
> Lawyers will love it (non-lawyers not so much :-) !
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