Re: [SQU] Replacing MS Proxy Server with Squid

From: Adam Lang <>
Date: Mon, 5 Mar 2001 09:01:32 -0500

That's true too, but you know how MS likes to innovate. :)

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
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From: "Robert Collins" <>
To: "Adam Lang" <>; <>
Sent: Sunday, March 04, 2001 5:50 PM
Subject: RE: [SQU] Replacing MS Proxy Server with Squid

> Again, I think you've missed the critical point. MS could have used DNS
> in the late 80's when they started their TCP/IP stack work for NETBIOS.
> No foresight was needed, simply the choice to use an existing and pretty
> powerful Name resolution environment. They _deliberately chose to roll
> their own_. Commonaly known as embrace and extend. (Take 50% of TCP/IP,
> and recreate the rest their own way).
> Rob

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