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Re: EU anti-trust case, FSFE, Samba


From: Ciaran O'Riordan
Subject: Re: EU anti-trust case, FSFE, Samba
Date: 21 Sep 2007 11:26:57 +0100
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Alexander Terekhov <address@hidden> writes:
> 478    FSFE asserts that Linux products do not exert a competitive
> threat on the work group server operating systems market.

Yes.  Free software wasn't (and isn't) a threat to MS's market share in
file/printer sharing between clients and servers.  Free software developers
are trying hard, and they (specifically Samba) are the closest thing there
is to a real competitor, but they are not a threat.


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