On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, jt wrote:
> Great philosophy, coming from a guy whose salary (from my understanding) was
> paid by MIT when he developed e-Macs...  Don't work so hot, in my situation.
> IOW, if I work my butt off for months to develop a better mousetrap, by
> definition of Gnu I MUST DONATE all my time and efforts to the community...
> (I know..  I know..  I'm free to make ALL THE MONEY I want, as long as it's
> from SECONDARY sources of income.  Just can't sell the software...
> Hmmmm....  What if ALL I PRODUCE is source code?  What if I code full-time
> and DON'T HAVE any secondary source of income to put some bread on the
> table...?!?)

Then you *cannot* use the Samba source code in your non-GPL project.  If
all you produce is code and you want to sell, please do so.  But you
cannot use GPL licensed code in your software.

> If you're still interested, Simon (or anyone else), I'd need to know what
> improvements could be made over the AIX version of Samba, and what timeframe

If you don't contribute your work to the Samba project than you cannot
make any kind of Samba based product.  An iSeries port of Samba cannot
happen that is not also under the GPL.  Of course you can do all the work
the Samba team has already done over again by yourself.

James Rich
james@eaerich.com



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