Ownership of CIFS?

Esh, Andrew Andrew_Esh at adaptec.com
Thu Jan 30 15:38:00 GMT 2003

The following article implies that Microsoft is selling licenses for CIFS,
as if they control the ownership of that protocol:


My understanding is that CIFS is an open protocol, and it is characterized
as such by Microsoft on this page:


What do you folks think? Is this just a mix-up of terms?

Andrew C. Esh                mail:Andrew_Esh at adaptec.com
Adaptec, Inc.
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