[Smaug] Zero tolerance for P2P?

CERisE...mass consumer of bazooka gum cerise at littlegreenmen.armory.com
Sat, 11 May 2002 19:40:09 -0700 (PDT)

The letter doesn't restrict SMB file sharing as I read it.  Rather it
restricts P2P.

Last I checked, the S in SMB stands for server.  That is not P2P by

When you said that Windows file sharing isn't included, I assumed you
were aware of that.  I thought you had meant that all of the programs
listed ran solely on platforms other than MS-Windows.  Apparently this
was a bad assumption.

Server based xfers apparently are allowed.

P2P (on any platform) apparently is not.


On Sat, 11 May 2002, Rick Moen wrote:

> Quoting CERisE...mass consumer of bazooka gum (cerise@littlegreenmen.armory.com):
> > You're completely wrong.
> So,  MS-Windows file sharing _is_ included in that list?  Where?
> > Morpheus has been one of the most popular windows programs judging by
> > a sampling of my friends who use Windows.
> This would seem entirely irrelevant to my point.
> > The other programs actively court winblows users as well.
> And this too.
> Is it possible that you have no idea what "MS-Windows file sharing"
> refers to?  As in, SMB/CIFS?
> --
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