Re: Solaris sources

Bart Dorsey (
Thu, 1 May 1997 15:48:24 -0500

It's entirely possible Citrix got access to the WIndows NT kernel source..

The reason I think this is becuause supposedly NT 5.0 is supposed to be
multi-user... and I bet I know how M$ is going to pull that off.. with
Citrix's help
Bart Dorsey -
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From: The SethMeister <>
Date: Thursday, May 01, 1997 3:57 AM
Subject: Re: Solaris sources

>>I can't confirm this, but I remember reading or being told quite a while
>>ago that Citrix had purchased an NT-source license. It was the basis
>>for their product, which basically hacked at the NT kernel and made it
>>multi-user over the network (as an application server). When you bought
>>the Citrix product, as I recall, you got a "new" NT kernel that would
>>let you connect up over the network and actually "log in" to NT from
>>several desktops.
> That is correct; they have a product called NTrigue that allows you to
>NT in a distributed fashion, even usable over an X server. However, I
>don't think the sources were free for them ;)
> -Se