Press around releasing Samba4.

Jeremy Allison jra at
Tue Nov 27 11:54:47 MST 2012

On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:20:01PM -0500, Scott Lovenberg wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 12:08 PM, Jeremy Allison <jra at> wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 10:46:11PM -0800, Matthieu Patou wrote:
> >> On 11/26/2012 02:48 PM, Jeremy Allison wrote:
> >> >Hi all,
> >> >
> >> >It's getting close to Samba4 release time, and we need to have
> >> >a good press release to generate excitement around all our new
> >> >features !
> Along those lines, I'm sure it wouldn't hurt to get some press from
> Slashdot.  They've been following the journey to 4.0 for a couple of
> years now.
> Jeremy, if you're close with Chris Dibona, he might have the clout to
> get it to the front page (without going through the usual moderation
> process) since he used to work there.  You might even have enough
> clout to do that yourself. :)

No, Slashdot have hated the Samba Team ever since Tim Potter (tpot) became
one of their most successful trolls a long time ago (but it was worth
it because he was very funny :-). CmdrTaco *hated* the trolls :-).

But sure, I'll certainly submit there (I usually do with Samba News),
along with a host of other publications.



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