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? Cheers, philip -- Philip Newton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> All opinions are my own, not my employer's. If you're not part of the solution, you're part of the precipitate.