Samba and the Financial Review

Tim Potter tpot at
Thu Aug 8 14:38:04 EST 2002

On Thu, Aug 08, 2002 at 02:25:09PM +1000, Brad Hards wrote:

> For those that missed it (probably most of us, considering the relative 
> demographics of CLUG and the Australian Financial Review), there is an 
> article on some microsoft junk, and Samba, quoting Tridge.
> While the article is on-line, you need to be a subscriber of the paper version 
> to get to it.

The article basically quotes tridge as saying that the release
specifications for various SMB/CIFS protocols by Microsoft is unlikely
to be useful to GPL projects (i.e Samba).  No surprises there really.

They get bonus marks for mentioning IBM and HP as competitors to
Microsoft, but lose them for getting the definition of the GPL slightly


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