RE: GMC Network
- From: "Fox, Kevin M" <kmfox bhi010 bhi-erc com>
- To: "'Matthew Kirkwood'" <weejock ferret lmh ox ac uk>, "Fox, Kevin M" <kmfox bhi010 bhi-erc com>
- Cc: "'gnome-list gnome org'" <gnome-list gnome org>
- Subject: RE: GMC Network
- Date: Mon, 28 Dec 1998 09:44:31 -0800
I am sorry if the "must" offends you but to be an enterprise wide operating
system unfortunatly it is a requirement. :(
I want to see Gnome replace Windows some day. :)
I dont like it much myself but not being a good c programmer I thaught I
would just suggest the idea and then see what happens.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Matthew Kirkwood [SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Monday, December 28, 1998 9:21 AM
> To: Fox, Kevin M
> Cc: 'email@example.com'
> Subject: Re: GMC Network
> On Mon, 28 Dec 1998, Fox, Kevin M wrote:
> > I am on a Winsuck network. :(
> > If Gnome is to be a replacement to windows, GMC must provide a "Network
> > Neighborhood"
> > And it must support SMB. Samba would be a good thing to tie into GMC.
> > Personally I hate SMB compared to NCP but I cant do anything about that
> > work.
> > For the enterprises to use Gnome, they must be able to just point and
> > there way through the network. Most business people don't know the names
> > there servers... They can only remember it if they see it.
> So write a gnome tool or capplet which can configure autofs and amd and
> also provide .desktop files and symlinks to such things. Or, if you
> /really/ must, incorporate an smb client into gmc.
> The Gnome people are working very hard and doing a great job. Please
> refrain from telling them what they "must" do. If you need a feature
> then write it, pay someone to write it, or ask nicely if it might get
> added to a TODO list somewhere.
> If you're not prepared to hack then test, post helpfully, or lurk.
> "Insights" such as your posting help no-one.
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