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Re: Firewall automation
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: Firewall automation
- From: Jason Dixon <jason_(_at_)_dixongroup_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Wed, 6 Oct 2004 23:02:18 -0400
On Oct 6, 2004, at 10:11 PM, tai wrote:
On Tue, 5 Oct 2004, Jason Dixon wrote:
You're identifying the entire OpenBSD user base with the flippant
comments of one user. It's not that people don't appreciate the value
in these interfaces; it's that the developers simply don't have the
need/motivation for creating them. You really think Daniel or Henning
are sitting around wishing for a GUI to help them administer 1000
firewalls? On the other hand, do you think anyone's stepped up to
sponsor the development of such an interface for $100K?
Since he was following up to me, you must mean that my comments are
flippant. I have re-read it, and I do not understand how I was
I believe the original reply was more flippant, since it went something
along the lines of "GUIs suck, learn to use command lines", and I
pointed out that there are situations where GUIs do not suck.
No, I was referring to Gerardo Santana's comments.
Jason Dixon, RHCE
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