Displaying items by tag: Jeremy Allison

Saturday, 08 October 2016 07:37

Samba project loses senior developer

The open source Samba project has lost one of its senior contributors with the death of Lars Muller on 1 October.

Published in Open Source

A few days after he mused that there had been no reason for him to blow his stack recently, Linux creator Linus Torvalds has directed a blast at the Software Freedom Conservancy and its distinguished technologist Bradley Kuhn over the question of enforcing compliance of the GNU General Public Licence.

Published in Open Source

With two companies — Microsoft and Red Hat — from opposite ends of the software spectrum linking arms in a deal overnight, the big question that remains is: what happens to the SUSE-Microsoft deal?

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 10 August 2011 10:13

New Samba release ready for download

For its developers, Samba 4 is the holy grail. When they make that release, they would be able to offer businesses, 80 per cent of whom use Active Directory for authentication, the freedom to choose a non-Windows server environment and yet enjoy all the benefits of Active Directory.

Published in Open Source
Saturday, 23 January 2010 09:40

Telling it like it is, the Allison way

He's the man with a conscience in the computer industry. Not too many of them around these days, an era when people attach the name "open source" to anything in a bid to attract funding.
Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 21 January 2010 07:07

LCA 2010: Allison warns of patent traps in Mono

Patents are the only threat that Microsoft can brandish against free and open source software and that is exactly why people should be wary of the Mono project, free software advocate and Samba hacker Jeremy Allison told a packed auditorium at the 11th LCA today.

Published in Open Sauce
Samba and Mono differ in the ways the two projects have chosen to deal with software patents in the implementation, according to renowned Samba developer Jeremy Allison.
Published in Open Sauce

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