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ZDNet UK: Microsoft's Antitrust Offering 'Blocks Samba'

Jun 09, 2005, 14:30 (12 Talkback[s])
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"The European branch of the Free Software Foundation (FSFE) has accused Microsoft of freezing out Samba, the open source work group server operating system, in its final attempt to comply with last year's European antitrust ruling.

"In this final offering, filed last week, Microsoft agreed to make some server interoperability information available royalty-free, but declined the EC's request to allow free software developers to publish the source code of products that have been written using this information. The EU has not yet accepted Microsoft's offer..."

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