MEMO XMASGIFT

In the tradition of releasing something nifty to the community as a holiday gift (the subject line is the historical reference to the annual posting of such gifts to the venerable VMSHARE conference from long, long ago), SNA is pleased to provide two gifts to the community for 2013.

SNA engineers bring smiles to Turkish classroom

smiling turkish classroom

At the end of a two-week assignment in Istanbul, Turkey, a Sine Nomine Associates engineering team found itself in a quandary: What to do with a scanner/printer purchased for the job, but too large and heavy to practically ship back home? The team's solution brought smiles to a local teacher and his class.

Happy 10th birthday, OpenAFS

Ten years ago today, the OpenAFS project was borne by a small group of individuals at CMU--its corpus owing to the generosity of IBM, which cast forth a largely complete version of its AFS 3.6 source tree under the IBM public license.  It's certainly been a long and arduous journey; here's hoping we can keep this ship alive and smoothly sailing for another ten...

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