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Likewise, I'm Sure

May 04, 2010, 20:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Proffitt)

[ Thanks to Jim Lynch for this link. ]

"It's funny, but when you talk to Jerry Carter, he doesn't sound like someone who's part of a conspiracy to bring down Linux/Windows interoperability and from there enable the downfall of Linux itself. He comes across as far less evil.

"Yet last summer, Carter, who is Director of Engineering at Likewise Software, and his co-workers were practically accused of doing exactly that when Likewise CEO Barry Crist detailed the hows and whys of Likewise-CIFS pulling away from the Samba codebase.

"But here we are, seven months later, and over a year after the initial release of Likewise-CIFS, and interoperability hasn't come to a screeching halt, Likewise is still growing, Samba is still growing, and the news of Linux's demise at the hands of Redmond is (still) decidedly premature."

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