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Samba now accepts corporate copyright.

Oct 16, 2011, 02:00 (0 Talkback[s])


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"Samba is a project with distributed copyright ownership, which means we prefer the copyright on parts of Samba to be held by individuals rather than corporations if possible. There are historical legal reasons for this, but one of the best ways to explain it is that it's much easier to work with individuals who have ownership than corporate legal departments if we ever need to make reasonable compromises with people using and working with Samba.

We track the ownership of every part of Samba via git, our source code control system, so we know the provenance of every piece of code that is committed to Samba.

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