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About FreeTDS
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The FreeTDS mailing list hosts discussions of all things FreeTDS. That includes help of all kinds, as well as development issues.

This is list recommended reading for anyone interested in the progress of FreeTDS. It is required reading for anyone using development snapshots of the code, or who is interested in contributing regular patches.

More information about the FreeTDS project can be found at

To see the collection of prior postings to the list, visit the FreeTDS Archives.

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