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Three Samba geeks did what Red Hat is scared to do

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http://www.itwire.com – Nearly five years ago, three senior developers from the Samba project showed the rest of the FOSS community what could be achieved by resistance which was based on integrity. Andrew Tridgell, Jeremy Allison and Volker Lendecke, along with investigators from the EU, wrested an agreement from Microsoft that made it mandatory for the software company to provide information about all its network protocols used to work with Windows Server to a new body, the Protocol Freedom Information Foundation. Contrast the actions of these three geeks with that of Red Hat, a billion-dollar company, that is wil (IT news)