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NewsForge: 'Tridge' on Joining OSDL, Samba4, Patents, and Bad Predictions

Apr 13, 2005, 15:00 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)

"Earlier this year, free software and Samba developer Andrew Tridgell was named as the second Open Source Development Labs fellow, sharing the title only with Linux creator Linus Torvalds. Downplaying the moniker and claiming to be more of a 'bloke' from Down Under, where he continues to work, Tridgell--known by many as 'Tridge'--explained that his move from IBM to OSDL was really meant to give him more time to focus on the newest version of Samba4, a FOSS file, and print server for Windows. He talked about the latest version of the software that 'opens Windows to a wider world,' along with a few other subjects, in a recent email interview with NewsForge..."

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