Samba: Less Important Because Windows is Less Important

Posted by tuxchick on Jan 11, 2013 7:04 AM EDT; By Bruce Byfield
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For years, Jeremy Allison has been one of the better known names in free software development. The lead developer of Samba's implementation of the SMB file server protocol, he is also generally credited as the project's co-creator. True, he jokes that description means that "Tridg [Andrew Tridgell] did all the hard bits, but I was there," and claims not to be current with all aspects of the project -- yet, all the same, few have more of an overview of Samba. Recently, Allison took time to give his personal view of the challenges involved in the recent Samba 4.0 release, and of the directions in which Samba might be heading next.

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