MS Code - Was Novel raps SCO's claims

Kim Hawtin kim at ratbaggames.com
Mon Feb 16 11:22:19 CST 2004


On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 10:35:37AM +1030, Greg 'groggy' Lehey wrote:
> On Monday, 16 February 2004 at  7:00:02 +1030, Kim Hawtin wrote:
> > On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 06:42:46AM +1100, Kevin Waterson wrote:
> >> It would be humourous to check it for OSS code though.
> >
> > IIRR, lots of FrrBSD code I would expect, roumor has it all the
> > network stack and ifconfig type tools were stright from FreeBSD
> > in the development of NT5 which evolved into Windows2000...
> 
> That was a rumour which went around some time ago.  We (FreeBSD team)
> checked it and confirmed that it was true; unfortunately, it turns out
> that we were wrong.
> 
> The Microsoft network stack was developed by Spider Systems in
> Edinburgh, Scotland.

cool.

clears that up then.

cheers,

Kim Hawtin
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