Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 26th Mar 2011 02:00 UTC
Mac OS X When you run smbd -V on your Snow Leopard installation, you'll see it's running SAMBA version 3.0.28a-apple. While I'm not sure how much difference the "-apple" makes, version 3.0.28a is old. Very old. In other words, it's riddled with bugs. Apple hasn't updated SAMBA in 3 years, and for Lion, they're dumping it altogether for something homegrown. The reason? SAMBA is now GPLv3.
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RE[4]: Comment by Brynet
by JAlexoid on Sat 26th Mar 2011 11:03 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Brynet"
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Grand Central Dispatch

GCD is very much a system library. And as GP said, they usually do opensource those.

where you either have to negotiate a patent license for all users and redistributors

GPLv3 does not give you an option to negotiate. It tells you that you give a free license any downstream receivers of the software.

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