Microsoft prohibits GPLed work via licensing of CIFS standards

Alex Hudson home at
Tue Apr 9 16:17:54 UTC 2002

On Tue, 2002-04-09 at 10:30, Joerg Schilling wrote:
> RAW network access has been implemented by Sun in 1986 with:
> -	Reverse ARP Boot Protocol daemon
> -	Etherfind (a precursor of Snoop) ... the programs where the ideas
> 	have been copied as "tcpdump"

Sadly, that doesn't count as prior art, sorry. If it was Free Software,
you might have a case, or if they exported the raw interface via an API
- was that done?


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