Michael D. Ivey ivey at
Mon Oct 5 20:47:05 GMT 1998

On Mon, Oct 05, 1998 at 09:02:53PM +0000, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:
> SMB _is_ CIFS.  microsoft, knowing the power of words, did a "marketing"
> exercise back in july / august 1996 when Sun announced "WebNFS", and
> created SMB, which stands for "common internet file system".

That's what I thought.  Thanks for the clarification.

> i love these "must-justify-to-the-boss" questions :-)

They're the easiest kind to answer, sometimes.  =)

Michael D. Ivey  -  Director of Emerging Technologies
ivey at

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