[Samba] [Announce] Samba 4.8.0 Available for Download

Rowland Penny rpenny at samba.org
Tue Mar 13 21:30:33 UTC 2018

On Tue, 13 Mar 2018 21:21:12 +0000
Miguel Medalha via samba-technical <samba-technical at lists.samba.org>

> > Miguel, Karolin is the Samba release manager and as such is
> > free to chose whichever quotes for the release she feels are
> > appropriate. I am constantly delighted at the range of
> > material she finds and uses !
> >
> > If you don't like the quotes you are free to unsubscribe
> > from samba-technical, and you won't have to see them.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > 	Jeremy Allison.
> So is it now normal that *technical notes* about a Samba release
> START with a political statement? I wouldn't mind very much if it was
> a signature, but *start* a technical note with it? We are immersed
> enough in political noise and indoctrination by the media and then we
> still have to go through it again on a technical mailing list?

As Jeremy has pointed out, Karolin is the Samba release manager and as
such, is free to chose what the release notes start with.

> The only possibility here is for me to unsubscribe? Is it forbidden
> to just give my views about it and then go on with life? Why?
No you don't have to unsubscribe and yes, you can comment about the
quote, just not in the way you did.


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