TNG back from the dead [if we get some decent doctors...]
Adegboyega S. I. Kassim
adeka at comview.com
Fri Oct 6 19:45:02 GMT 2000
rszczesniak at mis.com.pl wrote:
> Are you essentially want to test TNG ?
> Head/2.2 branch might need testing.
> Especially 2.2, because official launch is getting progresively closer ...
> "Philip Quinney" <philquinney at hotmail.com>
> Wys³ane przez: samba-ntdom-admin at us4.samba.org
> 00-10-06 20:50
> Do: samba-ntdom at samba.org
> Temat: Re: TNG back from the dead [if we get some decent doctors...]
> Hi Everyone,
> I would just like to say that I am more than willing to provide a
> for TNG to be tested in. Despite my age (16 years old) I think I have
> to offer as a tester, including a non critical environment in which to
> it and a variety of hardware / software.
> Hope this will help,
> Phil Quinney
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: "Hilbert Mostert" <hilbert_mostert at hotmail.com>
> To: "Sander Striker" <striker at dcerpc.org>, "samba-ntdom"
> <samba-ntdom at samba.org>, "samba-technical" <samba-technical at samba.org>,
> <sidlc at samba.org>
> Subject: Re: TNG back from the dead [if we get some decent doctors...]
> Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 10:17:54 +0200
> ehm..... isnt it that samba TNG is integrated with the Samba Source tree?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sander Striker" <striker at dcerpc.org>
> To: "samba-ntdom" <samba-ntdom at samba.org>; "samba-technical"
> <samba-technical at samba.org>; <sidlc at samba.org>
> Sent: Friday, October 06, 2000 7:06 AM
> Subject: TNG back from the dead [if we get some decent doctors...]
> > Hi people,
> > As you all (might) know, TNG is on the floor bleeding to death.
> > Within time all there will be left is a dried out corpse with
> > internal organs cloned and transplanted.
> > I for one don't want TNG to vanish and with a little help
> > from you (the fine doctors :-)) we can pull it off. We are
> > starting TNG as a subproject of an open source DCE/RPC library/
> > toolkit. This may sound weird, but TNG is ideal for this
> > because a great part of RPC code is in place in TNG and
> > can all be replaced to use the library in time. This means
> > great cleanup (= more stability) and easier intregration of
> > extra services (Exchange comes to mind). This also makes
> > it easier for external parties to write services.
> > Our main aims for TNG:
> > - expanding the PDC functionality (we want (full) w2k support)
> > - adding printing support
> > - adding interopability features (like: an endpoint mapper)
> > Anyhow, the first goal is keeping TNG alive and kicking and
> > therefor we need your help. We are in search of:
> > Non-coders:
> > - Documenters
> > - Write (good) documentation (examples: man pages and
> > a HOWTO)
> > - Public speakers
> > - Appearing on mailing lists and trying to answer most of
> > the questions.
> > - Routing irrelevant bugreports to the FAQ department
> > - Interims between core developers and public
> > - Filtering of patches and making sure they come to the
> > right person.
> > - Keeping users and developers in 'touch', for example by
> > asking developers regularly, what they're currently up to,
> > and what they think, how long a feature/bug will take,
> > until it is done.
> > - Web designers/maintainers
> > - Desinging and maintaining a website (update regularly).
> > - Keeping FAQs and other public files in sync.
> > - Mailing list subscribers :-D
> > - Giving (founded) feedback on technical issues.
> > - Testers
> > - Testing release and cvs versions on a regular basis.
> > Coders:
> > - Mergers
> > - Follow the samba-cvs list and merge relevant changes into
> > TNG. Especially bug-fixes ;-)
> > - Applying patches
> > - 'Helping hands'
> > - Like in the period Luke asked for people who could rewrite
> > all of the daemons like he had done for one :-) A bit of:
> > "Here's an example: we need that also here and here and here."
> > Coders and non-coders combined:
> > - API spec and documentation writers
> > - Like an MSDN for TNG
> > Do you think you can do one of these jobs? You can make a difference.
> > Sander Striker
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I'd also like to be considered for some testing. I've got a nice heterogenous
environment here at work.
I've made some headway with deploying samba-tng throughout the company with some
It'd be nice to get a crack at full functionality.
System and Network Administrator
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