[Shorewall-users] Re: Shorewall For Dummies ????

Tom Eastep teastep at shorewall.net
Tue Dec 2 15:55:03 PST 2003

On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 14:04, Francesca C Smith wrote:
> Hello,
> I have "Suggested" strongly to Tom that he set up another list to let some 
> of us filter "Newbie" questions ..
> He want's to answer them all .. And well while I wish it was so otherwise ..
> If its right to change someday it will happen ..
> At 04:21 PM 12/2/2003, you wrote:
> >I
> >understand your frustration when people ask many questions that are already
> >answered in the FAQ and other areas on the mailing list.  Maybe together we
> >can think up a better way to help out the "casual" users that get turned
> >onto SW and just need a basic setup.  Just thoughts and ideas =)
> PHP BB is a hack waiting to happen .. Its security record speaks for itself ..
> Webmin Interface is a good way to shoot yourself in the foot ..
> I would .. maybe offer a solution ???
> Tom .. Let someone else maintain the FAQ page ..
> And create the Newbie list .. ( Let Someone Else Moderate IT TOM )
> And we can make sure the FAQ is updated from that ...
> Cause once you get past the basics .. The FAQ is no longer needed ..
> Change the current Shorewall User List into a Developer Only List ..
> There the bug's, feature requests etc go ..
> I am rambling .. Gotta be this cold medicine

Ok -- as of this moment, I am no longer subscribed to
shorewall-users at lists.shorewall.net and I've made my last change to the

The FAQ is in VCS (Shorewall-docs/) and you are allowed to update it.

I'm still subscribed to shorewall-announce and shorewall-devel.

Happy Supporting Folks........

Tom Eastep    \ Nothing is foolproof to a sufficiently talented fool
Shoreline,     \ http://shorewall.net
Washington USA  \ teastep at shorewall.net

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