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Christopher R. Hertel crh at
Wed Dec 27 21:19:17 GMT 2000

> On Wed, 27 Dec 2000, Christopher R. Hertel wrote:
> > >  If you support specifying a workgroup,
> > > it needs to be done separately from the specification of the domain.
> >
> > Why?
> Because ntdomains may have trust relationship so that user joe of
> ntdomain1 may be valid user of ntdomain2
> so if you want to connect to a share on a server in ntdomain1 as user joe
> of ntdomain2 you should use a command like:
> smb://ntdomain2/joe@ntdomain1/server/share
> or
> smb://ntdomain2/joe@server/share
> as servers domain name is not really important (but will give a sense of
> hierarchy anyway)

The distinction here is between authorization parameters and resource
location.  As you suggest, these should be syntactically separate.

Anyone have a modified syntax to propose?

Chris -)-----

Christopher R. Hertel -)-----                   University of Minnesota
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