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Re: Fwd: Re: Things pf can't do?



On 20 May 2004 13:42:50 -0700, [email protected] (Jeff Simmons)
wrote:
>On May 20, 2004, at 6:19 AM, Greg Hennessy wrote:
>>> Actually, it's a breath of fresh air compared to other filters I've
>>> worked with.
>>
>> *cough* iptables *cough*  LOL
>
>One of Linus' stated goals for the 2.7 kernel is to improve iptables so that 
>it's up to the level of OpenBSD's pf.
I'll believe it when I see it.  Linux had an excellent firewall in IPF, but
the NiH 31337s didnt like that. 
>
>Lotsa luck, boys.
Quite, design by commitee rarely if ever gets user interfaces right. 
greg
 
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