"If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, developer of
the open source fire transfer tool rsync, Andrew 'Tridge' Tridgell
has every reason to smile as Microsoft announced a similar utility
will feature in the next Windows server release.
"Speaking at this year's TechEd conference on the Gold Coast on
Wednesday, Redmond-based Windows Server group director Iain
McDonald said the next update of Windows Server 2003, dubbed 'R2,'
will reduce bandwidth for file transfers for organizations with
many branch offices..."