Quoting <3958A644.8B6043E7 at ucd.ie>
by michael conry <michael.conry at ucd.ie>:
> i won't re-quote any of the discussion, but surely the ultimate
> point is that linux belongs to users (in a lot of practical ways at
> least), and if people get bothered by some glaring defect, then they
> can go and provide it themselves.
Indeed, the easiest, quickest and cheapest way being to acquire some
other OS, but I'm sure there'll be a ceremony at the next AGM to toast
the widespread acceptance of the ILUG user-space stateful inspection
firewall by the Linux user community.
> (probably true with other free unices too?)
The main difference being someone else has already done it for you,
but yes, you could do it again if you were the sort to invent
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