[jra@samba.org: Re: More info on opening up of CIFS]

Simo Sorce idra at samba.org
Wed Mar 13 02:03:11 GMT 2002

Well, CIFS is not a protocol is their own networking filesystem, so a
product they will sell (for free it seem) ;-)

On Wed, 2002-03-13 at 02:51, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> ----- Forwarded message from Jeremy Allison <jra at samba.org> -----
> Oh wow. I just read :
> "The CIFS, Kerberos and SISLP announcements are above
> and beyond the conditions of the consent decree. As such,
> this is yet another step we are taking to enhance the
> interoperability of Windows clients with non-Microsoft
> operating systems," he said. 
> This means that their commitment to document any protocol
> used between a MS client and server in the proposed consent
> decree was *meaningless*. If they didn't consider CIFS as
> a such a protocol, what did they possibly mean ?
> This is looking worse and worse.....
> Jeremy.
> ----- End forwarded message -----
Simo Sorce
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