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Gerald (Jerry) Carter jerry at
Fri Oct 7 18:43:53 GMT 2005

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Tomasz Chmielewski wrote:
> Gerald (Jerry) Carter schrieb:
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>> Craig White wrote:
>>> I wonder if having some sort of wiki on samba web site wouldn't be
>>> useful for things like logon scripts and registry settings to be
>>> shared/discussed so they had their own longevity and current
>>> appropriateness as email archives don't often reflect the changing
>>> nature of things and sometimes the samba documentation has different
>>> objectives.
>> We've talked about it before but there is a fear that a
>> wiki would turn into a propogation mechanism for Samba
>> urban legends.  Someone (or a team of people) would need
>> act as editors.  Truthfully, if it were done right, it
>> would be probably be a good thing.  But if it weren't
>> it would be a really bad thing.
>> It's definitley too much for the developers to take on.
> IMHO Samba wiki could be a great source of info for both new and
> advanced users.
> Why should Samba wiki turn into something bad, if lots of other open
> source projects have wikis too, and they are useful?

:-) We have a tremendous amount of urban legend on this list.
Just count the number of times someone as suggested the
sign-n-seal registry file for XP clients using a Samba 3.0.x

But we have at least one volunteer, Craig.  And I told him I
would look into it.  So we'll see what happens.  Anyone else
interested in monitoring/editing a wiki to ensure accurate

cheers, jerry
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