Do we need one of those on our docs?

Andreas Mohr andi at
Mon Nov 8 03:28:09 CST 2004


On Mon, Nov 08, 2004 at 10:10:46AM +0200, Shachar Shemesh wrote:
> From the samba developer's guide,
> >    *Important:* In order to avoid any potential licensing issues we
> >    also ask that anyone who has signed the Microsoft CIFS Royalty
> >    Free Agreement
> >    <>
> >    not submit patches to Samba, nor base patches on the referenced
> >    specification. We ask, too, that patches submitted to Samba not
> >    infringe on any known patents. Finally, as with all GPL work, the
> >    submitter should ensure that submitted patches do not conflict
> >    with any third-party copyright.
> >
> >
> Do we need to put in something like that too?
Oh, right, I've seen it before, but I didn't think about Wine then.

I vote for including it (in modified form, if necessary).

Better be safe than sorry (you never know what M$ will do two days later).

Andreas Mohr

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