Do we need one of those on our docs?
andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de
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, http://us1.samba.org/samba/devel/
> > *Important:* In order to avoid any potential licensing issues we
> > also ask that anyone who has signed the Microsoft CIFS Royalty
> > Free Agreement
> > <http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/cifs/protocol/royalty-free_cifs_technical_reference_license_agreement.asp>
> > 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).
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