dce/rpc "client" api

Gerald Carter gcarter at valinux.com
Wed Aug 23 01:37:51 GMT 2000

David Allan Finch wrote:
> When Novel & MS came to build there own
> Networked File & Account Systems*1 I never
> understood why they did not use ONC*2 which
> Sun had been shipping for sometime. The
> other strange thing was that the spec for
> ONC was avaiable of free in the public
> domain, it only cost if you wished to use
> there implementation. 

Probably because Paul Leach was one of the 
original architects of DCE/RPC.  Once he went 
to MS, well you know....

My history may be a little rusty here so corrections
are welcome.

Cheers, jerry
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