The reason we can't continue using Samba

Gerald Carter gcarter at
Thu Oct 5 19:35:08 GMT 2000

Joe Rhett wrote:
> > > However, the fact remains that for most serious 
> > > users of Samba, this announcement means that the 
> > > product is effectively dead.
> > 
> > This is not an annoucement.  Luke got mad and quit.  
> > That's what happened.  
> > 
> > Does anyone ever listen?  We have over and over again 
> > said that we are working on PDC support.  
> And you have over and over stated that a 
> timeline isn't possible. Since that effective means you 
> could quite happily deliver in Q4 2002 we can't
> possibly count upon having Samba function in any realistic 
> part of our organization.
> Nobody's asking for a do-or-die date. We just want to know 
> if you'll deliver in 2000, 2001, 2002 ....

Ummm...I'm guessing this message got sent quite after 
the fact.  Consider this thread is fairly old in the 
light of current developments.

I think you'll find the current activity and roadmap 
to be helpful.

We are trying our best to accomodate the Samba community.

Cheers, jerry
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