[Samba] Beeweeb, Samba killer?
William R. Knox
wknox at mitre.org
Tue Apr 16 08:27:02 GMT 2002
By free, folks should bear in mind that it is not free in both the "free
beer" sense as well as the "free speech" sense, i.e. it costs money to buy
it and it is both closed source (as far as I can tell from the web site,
anyway) and restrictively licensed (compared to the GPL or BSD licenses).
Senior Operating Systems Programmer/Analyst
The MITRE Corporation
On Tue, 16 Apr 2002, Douglas G. Phillips wrote:
> Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2002 10:03:34 -0500
> From: Douglas G. Phillips <csdgp at Panther3763.eiu.edu>
> To: samba at lists.samba.org
> Subject: Re: [Samba] Beeweeb, Samba killer?
> I doubt it's going to kill samba - it's not free.
> On Tue, Apr 16, 2002 at 09:44:36AM -0400, cmefford at avwashington.com wrote:
> > http://www.beeweeb.com
> > Some of my folks here pressured me
> > to try it out. So I did. Works pretty well
> > but I know nothing about it other than it
> > works for windows and mac clients and works
> > across public networks like nothing if
> > you open the needed ports.
> > It's kinda bothersome. I don't know where
> > this software came from or how it works.
> > I've been using Samba for 7 years, and Netatalk
> > for 5. I don't want to change, but this software
> > offers some functionality that is "user friendly"
> > and I'm afraid my users are going to start
> > demanding it.
> > Does anyone on the list know anything
> > about this software?
> > Thanks in advance.
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> Douglas G. Phillips
> ITS/User Services
> Eastern Illinois University
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