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SAMBA’s Value to Microsoft: $3.6 Billion…

“The look on Brad Smith’s face said it all: Our legal strategies
against Free Software need a fundamental re-think because a major
battle front just caved in.

“To understand the significance of the EU ruling this week is to
know that the issue euphemistically called ‘server protocols’ in
the case refers to SAMBA–the open source & Free Software code
project that permits non-Microsoft machines to function in
Microsoft Windows & Windows Server environments as if it is a
Microsoft being…”


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