smb:// (workgroups vs. ntdomains)
Christopher R. Hertel
crh at nts.umn.edu
Thu Dec 28 18:54:42 GMT 2000
> "Christopher R. Hertel" wrote:
> > From what I can tell, folks are using the term "workgroup" to identify the
> > browse list space and "domain" to indicate the authentication server.
> Only because in this context (the URI discussion), domains are only
> relevant in as much as they pertain to authentication, and workgroups
> are only relevant in as much as they pertain to browsing. Yes, both
> are more than that, but the "more" is simply not relevant here.
I understand the reasoning. I'm simply a bit pedantic about terminology.
One part of "more", for example, is the scope of the browse list.
Still, for the sake of simplicity I will try to adopt the common useage
within the scope of this discussion. (Ouch)
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