ComputerWorld: Why Mono and Samba Are Patently Different
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Started by: zoobabzoobab
Date: 08 Oct 2008 15:27
Number of posts: 1
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Summary:
The Samba project, like Mono, provides a cross-platform alternative to closed Microsoft technologies. It is equally vulnerable to the (increasingly toothless) Microsoft patent threats and arbitrary changes in the protocols. Yet Samba is admired. Perhaps the difference is merely in the words of each project's leaders-- the Samba team have never praised Microsoft's technologies, while Miguel de Icaza, the leader of Mono, has.
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