[Pkg-samba-maint] Any interest in an enterprise software bof at Debconf 10?

tabbott at ksplice.com tabbott at ksplice.com
Thu Apr 15 13:57:23 UTC 2010

On Wed, 14 Apr 2010, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Sam Hartman <hartmans at debian.org> writes:
> > I've been thinking that Debian does a really great job of integrating
> > packages within a single system.  It also packages a lot of the
> > enterprise software that you'd want to cause a Debian system to be part
> > of an enterprise infrastructure.
> > However, Debian is not so great at integrating a computer into a larger
> > infrastructure.  Certainly we do that with Debian all the time, andthere
> > are even tools to help build solutions--debconf databases, parts of d-i,
> > fai,puppet, parts of samba, etc, etc.  However it's nothing like Windows
> > in its simplicity.
> > Similarly, I think there could be more coordination between some of the
> > packages that are useful in enterprises.
> > Would people find it a useful use of their time to discuss these sorts
> > of issues?  If so, I'd be happy to try and organize a BOF on this sort
> > of thing and actually have a more coherent plan by the conference.
> > However I'd like to get a couple of acks that this is worth thinking
> > about/attending before the registration deadline tomorrow.
> Sure, I'm interested (and will be there).

I'm not sure whether I'll be able to make it to the conference, but I'd 
definitely be interested.

	-Tim Abbott

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