> I read the ComputerWorld 29th November 1996 edition this morning.
> I saw on page 20, "NDS - Novell gives it away".
> "Novell is giving away its most prized possession -
> Novell Directory Services (NDS) - in a bold gamble
> to fight off threats from arch-rival Microsoft.
> The company this week announced it will give away
> NDS source code to any Unix operating systems
> vendor, application developer or Internet Service
> Provider that wants to resell the technology -
> without paying royalties - as an integral component
> of its product."
> Anybody in Linux community would be interested to port NDS to
> Linux? It would be a big boost for Linux too because it is
I think you will find that they may be giving it away royalty-free,
but however the unix vendor, ISP, or whoever who wishes to take them up
on it would still have to sign an NDA, and thus you can't just whack
it into a GPL'd source tree and let everybody hack on it.