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SAMBA's Value to Microsoft: $3.6 Billion...

Sep 25, 2007, 00:45 (4 Talkback[s])
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"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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