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From Manoj Kasichainula <>
Subject Re: Announce: NTLM authentication module
Date Sat, 29 Apr 2000 09:58:15 GMT
On Sat, Apr 29, 2000 at 10:21:51AM +0100, James Sutherland wrote:
> Yes - my point, though, was that this authenticator does not link to Samba
> in any way. (Or, indeed, to Squid!) Because of this, it could be licensed
> under any license the author wanted; it could, for example, have been
> included in Apache under Apache's license if he had wanted. 
> My point is, it is not necessary to incorporate Samba code directly - you
> can use it externally, via smbclient.

Ahh, I see. Point taken.

The legal issues get very fuzzy to me, though, when we talk about code
directly dependent on Samba without any alternative available.

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