Great News/funding a developer (fwd)

Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Wed Dec 1 20:53:29 GMT 1999

This came in on the jCIFS list.  It is, basically, a job offer but I like
to see business supporting Open Source development. 

Chris -)-----

Forwarded message:
> From: Justin Chapweske <justin at>
> To: Multiple recipients of list JCIFS <jcifs at>
> Subject: Great News/funding a developer
> Sorry for the cross post, but I thought that this may be of interest to
> both groups.  I work for Cyrus Intersoft, a smallish startup that is
> working primarily on software for app distribution and providing an
> enhanced Java runtime that acts as both a mobile desktop in Java and
> transparently adds significant functionality to Java programs.  This
> transparent functionality is currently the ability to run multiple apps
> in a single VM, pluggable file systems, and tons of stuff to deal with
> transparent distribution and installation.
> Cyrus has a number of people who are strong advocates of OS and we have
> gotten the ok to hire a developer to work primarily on the open source
> jCIFS project.  All work would continue completely in the open just as
> it has been, but with just a little more help and dedication.  This is
> mostly targeted at current jCIFS developers who would like to work more
> on jCIFS but simply don't have the time because of school/work/etc.  But
> I thought I'd throw this out to the general samba list to see if there
> were any smart cookies out there looking for some fulltime samba work.
> Anyway, email me if you have any questions.  Cyrus is an upfront,
> no-bullshit company so if you have any questions about the technology or
> the business model, just let me know.
> -Justin Chapweske, Cyrus Intersoft
> (

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Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
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