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InfoWorld: Sun loosens its grip on NFS

Feb 02, 2000, 19:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jennifer Jones)

"SUN MICROSYSTEMS gave Linux a triple shot of support on Wednesday when the company let go of key portions of the Network File System protocol and its claims on the NFS trademark. Sun also doubled funding for Linux NFS, Version 4."

"Under the new licensing program, developers will be able to change and disseminate source code freely. And vendors will be able to include the code in their products without having to make burdensome disclosures."

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