[Samba] Samba4 - PDC - RHEL6 - Slow browsing from Mac clients
jra at samba.org
Fri Oct 11 10:39:42 MDT 2013
On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 04:15:35PM +0000, Paul Older wrote:
> On 11/10/2013 17:04, "Jeremy Allison" <jra at samba.org> wrote:
> >On Fri, Oct 11, 2013 at 11:36:41AM +0000, Paul Older wrote:
> >> * A few years ago, Samba made changes to their licensing meaning
> >>Apple could apparently no longer use it in a commercial release (so I've
> >No No No !!!!!
> >"Apple could apparently no longer use it in a commercial release"
> >I *hate* this myth, it's *completely* untrue. Where
> >did you read this ?
> Apologies - my source is quite unofficial and now also apparently wrong.
> For info, I read it here:
> As Mac OS X adopted more of Samba's tools, the team behind Samba gradually
> transformed the open source licensing for its software. The latest version
> of Samba is offered only with General Public License Version 3 (GPLv3
> <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>) licensing, which includes
> restrictions that essentially prevent Apple from incorporating it into
> commercially packaged software like Mac OS X.
"essentially prevent" == "Stops Apple from suing Samba or Samba users over their patents".
Is how you have to read that.
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