- The version I put online is not new but was there long before Peter stated that he plans to work on smbserver. I just put it back online since it is of use to some users. There was never an intent of development and I clearly stated that and that I'd take it offline as soon as Peter does release some newer smbserver.
- Peter clearly stated a short while ago that he will leave RISC OS development for some time - who am I to disturb him.
- On riscos.info I found nothing to show that he is working on smbserver or the like (searching for smbserver using the search too offered) so that I had to assume that there was nothing done by now.
- So to simply help the odd user to get a smbserver which works I put that old version of Thomas online.
- Unfortunately Peter decided to not simply drop me a line telling me that he's still at it so that we can sort thing out but immediately started to attack in public!
- After I learned that he did indeed do some work on smbserver I suggested to him to offer that version for download so that I can then take the Milius one offline he claimed lack of time. But in addition he requested the Milius version to be taken offline despite that version being more suiteable for IYONIX pc whereas the official version on sourceforge seems to be better for other systems.
- I did amend my website according to the requests he made.
- When Peter after some time did find his statements to smbserver dated from May 2006 where he announces a soon to appear release that statement can't be really taken serious if nearly one year later nothing is there - not even a progress info or the like.
- Thus if I would have done what Peter seemed to want to achieve the version more suitable for the IYONIX pc would have been unavailable again which is not a solution since I know of some users who are happy to have gotten this one. And add to this the information of Peter that he has no time to work on smbserver.
I agree with Peter that having a fixed smbserver would be nice but until that happens I rather have a working patch/hack whereas Peter refuses to accept that point of view.