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Re: MS offers "Services For Unix" free of charge

On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 04:36:17PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 04:26:03PM -0500, Robb, Sam wrote:
> >> But beyond curiosity, there's not many reasons to install and
> >> use both, at least concurrently.  Cygwin and SFU both address
> >> the same needs and Cygwin covers a wider range of tools.  We'll
> >> see what happens though.
> >One thing that Cygwin does lack, and SFU has, is an NFS client :-/
> >I know that alone will probably entice me into taking a look at
> >SFU.
> It would be rather interesting to add nfs to cygwin.  We could develop
> filesystem "plug-ins" which could be generalized for stuff like NFS,
> EXTFS, etc.
> Didn't someone say they had a free month?  Perfect project.  :-)
Actually, I'd already been thinking about it - I think I'll be sending a 
copyright assignment shortly..


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