*** Spam *** [OpenAFS] Why Arla?

Kim Kimball dhk@ccre.com
Sun, 04 Dec 2005 09:08:16 -0700

When AFS was still solely a proprietary product of Transarc/IBM there 
was no open source.

Arla was implementing at least the AFS client when no client source was 
openly available.

I expect there's more going on, and don't know what the differences in 
focus are right now.

Leroy Tennison wrote:
> I noticed a link to Arla on the website.  Going to it, I see 
> references to an apparently different open source implementation of 
> afs.  What I didn't see was an explanation of their reason for 
> existence separate from OpenAFS.  Can anyone explain to me how they 
> are different?  Thanks.
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