LSB compatible Samba ?

Simo Sorce idra at
Tue Jul 3 00:34:11 GMT 2001

On Mon, Jul 02, 2001 at 03:52:41PM -0700, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> Steve Langasek wrote:
> > 
> > that makes Linux different from Windows?
> The source code :-).
The source code is not the whole point.
Freedom is what make Linux and Windows really different.
Source code is available from M$ too, you know, but it is not free (as in
freedom (and as in beer in this case :-))).

> > I understand and sympathize with the desire expressed by many who work for
> > Linux vendors that Linux be able to take over the desktop market as soon as
> > possible.  But if that comes at the expense of the very things that make Linux
> > a worthwhile proposition for the users, then I'm ok with seeing the desktop
> > market grow at a slower pace.
> Ah bum. It's nothing to do with working for a Linux vendor
> (who doesn't sell any desktop stuff btw :-) and much more
> to do with having to support my mother who runs Windows 9.x
> and *hates* it - but can't get the apps she wants under
> Linux. Plus *I* can't get all the apps I want (where is
> my Linux half-life port :-).

Well it has been reported to work very well through wine :-)

> I want to fix that :-).

Me too, but never at the expense of user freedom, let Micorsoft and Apple
this job.
Linux users want to be free first of all.


Simo Sorce       idra at
Samba Team

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