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 Soulbender on Sun 27th Mar 2011 04:28 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by Brynet"
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if you are going to do one, you have to do it with all the necessary details and forms.

Only if you want to impose additional restrictions and clauses, such as what the GPL does.

The FSF released the GPLv3, approved by the Software Freedom Law Center.

Wow. Impressive! or not. They approved their own license, pretty much.

I hope you remember this next time you call someone "closet lawyer"

Yeah, I'll remember not to poke fun at RMS again. Honestly. It seems it's a sensitive topic.

Edited 2011-03-27 04:29 UTC

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