Re: [md@Linux.IT (Marco d'Itri)] Re: Required firewall support
Thomas Bushnell BSG <email@example.com> writes:
> Marco Gerards <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> But doing this because the bureaucracy wants it seems like a silly
>> reason to me. I am considering writing a new pfinet from scratch
>> because the current one really sucks, in my opinion. If we want
>> firewall support it should be in the new pfinet, IMHO.
> Instead of thinking of it as "the bureaucracy", think of it as a
> useful feature, which is important to some people who will give us
> benefits if the work happens.
Sure, that's how I think. But it won't motivate me to implement it.
Having a bureaucratic reason to do work, instead of doing it for a
technical reason, for fun or for Freedom won't motivate many people or
perhaps only Debian developers.
> I have long thought that a native pfinet would be a Very Good Thing.
Right, I will start a discussion about it on bug-hurd later this week.