Greg McCarroll wrote:
> * Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:
> > AFAIK Samba implements the SMB protocol, which is the
> > native resource (file, printer, ...) sharing protocol of 
> > Windows. So if you have Windows, you've already got an SMB
> > client and server running.
> for the same reasons people install apache on windows when 
> they already have personal web server running ;-)

Well, PWS isn't part of the operating system. (Let's not talk about MSIE in
this context.) Compare it, maybe, to NFS under Unix which is sometimes in
the kernel -- why run usermode NFS ported from somewhere else if the kernel
speaks it already?

Philip Newton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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