Why admin's do not trust daemons to do their own packet filtering (was Re: Resuming the great cleanup)

Eric S. Raymond esr at thyrsus.com
Wed May 30 00:34:16 UTC 2018

Ian Bruene <ianbruene at gmail.com>:
> > Are you up for trying?  "No" is an acceptable answer - I'm not certain
> > you're ready for this myself.
> Yes, though I can't guarantee I won't be screaming for help at 10%
> completion. Also it won't start till after SELF as this does not need to be
> happening right before a release, and Hathi / SELF-prep must have priority.

No blame will attach if you need to, that would be a more reasonable
response than usual in this case.  You have your priorities in the
correct order - that is well considered.
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