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From Dmitry Butskoy <>
Subject Re: mod_auth_ntlm_winbind needs hosting
Date Mon, 09 Jul 2007 16:51:11 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
>> Dmitry Butskoy wrote:
>>> Samba team think that this code is not something Samba-related (see
>>> Actually, it is Apache's httpd-related. Hence it have to be hosted
>>> somewhere in ...
>> 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?

Certainly, it is Apache Licensed.
Not GPL.

People, who start with this module, surely know about license 
compatibility, therefore this module is Apache licensed.

Dmitry Butskoy

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