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Re: ALL: PARANOID from /etc/hosts.deny Should be Commented by default

On Thu, Apr 19, 2001 at 03:29:16AM +0200, PiotR wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 04:57:50PM -0700, Nathan Dabney wrote:
> > 
> > I would prefer ALL: ALL in hosts.deny as a default.
> I think this violates the possible "Debian default:worlwide acces" that I 
> have previously mentioned.

I do not, in any way, shape or form like the idea of "security off" as the
default policy for Debian.

Debian should not make the assumption that the user wants it to be a server to
anyone for any kind of information.  Safe installs for a grandmother wanting
a word processor need to be the ground starting point.

You can have install questions take it from there, but the point is you cannot 
force the "Debian default: worldwide access" method.  Debian is not about 
forcing bad decisions on people who don't know better.


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