Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-11 Thread Philip Newton
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

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-09 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Philip Newton ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: Greg McCarroll wrote on Freitag, 8. Juni 2001 11:11 And some pieces of software just wont be able to be plugged in - why can't i run Samba on Windows? Why would you want to? * in a heterogeneous network i may want to standardise on a single

Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Jonathan Peterson
At the end of the day, the simple fact is that Windows 2000 crashes more frequently than *n[ui]x does -- this surely is unquestioned fact. I just questioned it. Win2k appears to be a very nice OS, although I've never used it at the server end. It may have all sorts of scalability issues and

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Jonathan Peterson ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: At the end of the day, the simple fact is that Windows 2000 crashes more frequently than *n[ui]x does -- this surely is unquestioned fact. I just questioned it. Win2k appears to be a very nice OS, although I've never used it at the server

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Dean
On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 10:11:13AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: Well here are some reasons why i prefer UNIX to Windows * for servers, I'm going to play devils advocate. I've been using Win2k for the last four months and have a basic grasp of it. Its difficult because i agree with a lot of

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Dean ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: There is entirely to much DLL upgrading for my liking at every possible chance with Windows software/service pack. I don't believe that this can really lead to a stable system. Win2k address a lot of these issues with its dll and system file

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 08 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: calling wordpad an editor is as laughable as calling vi an editor ;-) arrghh .. burn the heretic! ... speak brother, for the truth will out .. have you been using [x{0,1]]emacs again ... ? -- Robin Szemeti

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/06 11:35 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Fri, 08 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: calling wordpad an editor is as laughable as calling vi an editor ;-) arrghh .. burn the heretic! ... speak brother, for the truth will out .. have you been using [x{0,1]]emacs again ... ? and thus

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Robin Szemeti
On Fri, 08 Jun 2001, Struan Donald wrote: * at 08/06 11:35 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Fri, 08 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: calling wordpad an editor is as laughable as calling vi an editor ;-) arrghh .. burn the heretic! ... speak brother, for the truth will out .. have you

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Struan Donald
* at 08/06 11:54 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: pah! .. tis written in the scripture ... 'let he who hath one eye be blessed' .. clearly the 'one eye' is a reference to the one 'i' in vi .. its *obvious* innit ... I shall found my entire religion on this shadowy fact wriiten by our lord himself

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Greg McCarroll
* Struan Donald ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote: * at 08/06 11:35 +0100 Robin Szemeti said: On Fri, 08 Jun 2001, Greg McCarroll wrote: calling wordpad an editor is as laughable as calling vi an editor ;-) arrghh .. burn the heretic! ... speak brother, for the truth will out .. have you

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Philip Newton
Greg McCarroll wrote on Freitag, 8. Juni 2001 11:11 And some pieces of software just wont be able to be plugged in - why can't i run Samba on Windows? Why would you want to? AFAIK Samba implements the SMB protocol, which is the native resource (file, printer, ...) sharing protocol of

Re: Religion (was Re: M$ SQueaLServer)

2001-06-08 Thread Chris Benson
On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 10:11:13AM +0100, Greg McCarroll wrote: * GUI I really don't want to have a server running a GUI, it adds at least some overhead, encourages people to `work on the server' and as its an additional process may add additional security concerns. And