[Evolution-hackers] RE: encryption of MAPI

Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton lkcl at samba.org
Thu Aug 24 04:10:49 GMT 2000

On Wed, 23 Aug 2000, Tony Hoyle wrote:

> Martin Kuhne wrote:
> > Did you ever wonder what these people may think when you ask them for
> > cooperation (i.e. disclosure of RPC protocols)?
> They would say 'Please pay $x,xxx,xxx and sign this NDA, thank you.'

ahh.... not necessarily.  there are precedents for ms not requiring the

> Remember, for companies like Microsoft, their 'intellectual property'
> is part of the equation of the worth of the entire company.

hanging on to "intellectual property" when the consequences are that it
causes such a massive amount of resentment - somehow, i question the
"value" of that "intellectual property".

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