That's the beauty of Open Source.  Nothing is stopping you.  And if a decent
go is made of it, IBM may contribute and use it to replace Netserver and
then you got them helping out the Samba crew also (or as it sounds, Samba
helping them :P).

The odd thing is, is that IBM hasn't looked at teh Samba code to see how
they are handling the protocol and adapted their software accordingly.

Adam Lang
Systems Engineer
Rutgers Casualty Insurance Company
http://www.rutgersinsurance.com
----- Original Message -----
From: "Simon Coulter" <shc@flybynight.com.au>
To: <midrange-l@midrange.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2001 10:14 PM
Subject: Re: Samba (was: OS-X vs. Windows)


> Perhaps an AS/400 port of Samba would be the go?  I know it would suffer
in
> performance being implemented above the MI but surely it couldn't be any
> slower than NetServer itself?  And if it supported any SMB client then
that
> may mitigate the performance aspect.  Who's interested?
>
> Regards,
> Simon Coulter.






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