NetworkWorld: Samba creates win/win situation with Microsoft and open source
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Date: 03 Jan 2008 11:59
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Is the European Commission slowly forcing Microsoft to change its patent violations tune? Jeremy Allison, co-creator of Samba, is clearly optimistic. In a podcast with LinuxWorld editor Don Marti, Allison discusses the significance of the December 20 agreement between Microsoft and the newly created Protocol Freedom Information Foundation (spearheaded by Samba). The new agreement allows Samba and others to use Microsoft's proprietary source code to develop open source projects that are compatible with Windows.
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