Netatalk returns to open source
NetAFP, the Netatalk developers, have announced that they are to resume open development of Netatalk and have updated the project's git repository with the latest source. In early July, NetAFP, the Netatalk developers, <a href="http://www.h-online.com/news/item/Current-Netatalk-code-only-with-cash-s... they were only making the source code for Netatalk 2.2.0 available to paying customers. The timing of the move was well chosen as, within weeks of that, Apple released its latest version of Mac OS X, Lion, which uses AFP (<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_Filing_Protocol" rel="external" target="_blank">Apple Filing Protocol</a>) 3.3. The latest version of AFP mandates support for <a href="http://developer.apple.com/library/mac/#documentation/Networking/Concept... rel="external" target="_blank">Replay Cache </a> functionality and this feature is also required by Lion's Time Machine.
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