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[6]: Comment by Brynet
by Vanders on Sun 27th Mar 2011 11:19 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: Comment by Brynet"
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if you are not the patent owner

If you are not the patent owner, the patent clauses in the GPLv3 do not apply. There is no need to negotiate anything on behalf of anybody.

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