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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@rowe-clan.net>
Subject Re: mod_auth_ntlm_winbind needs hosting
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2007 16:38:43 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
>> Samba team think that this code is not something Samba-related (see
>> http://lists.samba.org/archive/samba-technical/2007-June/054186.html).
>> Actually, it is Apache's httpd-related. Hence it have to be hosted
>> somewhere in apache.org ...
> 
> The issue with hosting at Apache, of course, is that nothing more restrictive
> than the Apache License (BSD-style) could be applied.  Fortunately, the list
> of authors is rather short, in terms of appealing to them for a grant under
> the Apache License.
> 
> Yet and still, there is the minor issue that NTLM violates RFC2616, and as
> such you might find resistance here :)

Actually, I'm confused :)  Knowing Samba is GPL, overall, I'm not clear from
the file headers that this is, in fact, collected as GPL or continues to be
Apache Licensed/less restrictive?

c.f.
http://viewcvs.samba.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/*checkout*/trunk/mod_auth_ntlm_winbind/mod_auth_ntlm_winbind.c?rev=713&content-type=text%2Fplain&root=lorikeet

Bill

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