AppleTalk status

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Tue May 25 11:41:21 UTC 2010

On 25/05/2010, at 20:55, Stefan Bethke wrote:
> I'm working on updating net/netatalk to version 2.1 (or 2.1.1 when that comes out the next couple of days), and I'm wondering what state AppleTalk support is in these days.  Is anybody still using it, or would now be the time to make all AppleTalk support in that port optional, and just focus on the file server component?
> I haven't used AppleTalk for at least eight years now, and I don't quite see which setting it still would be used in nowadays...

I use it so I can back my Macbook Pro to my FreeBSD server on a ZFS partition..
(But that is all)

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