[ratelimits] new RRL patch includes RPZ patches

Vernon Schryver vjs at rhyolite.com
Tue Jan 8 16:50:38 UTC 2013

> From: Erwin Lansing <erwin at FreeBSD.org>

> Excuse my English, but I do resent your tone and especially being
> treated as yet another random Linux distribution out there.  Look at the
> code before you make assumptions. 

I looked enough to see your name.  The people who make what they
consider official Linux packages are no less proud of their efforts
or contemptuous of what they consider random BSD distributions.

>                                    The patch is marked as experimental,
> off by default, and if turned on, applied verbatim.  I have no intention
> on making any "improvements" as this will only lead to more work for me
> and, as you point out, may actually break the original authors
> intention.  

That is good and comforting to hear.

>          Anyone who wants to use RRL and RPZ, but want to keep stock
> RPZ, or the other way around, will no longer be able to do so.  It may
> be that there are no or very few people that do so and that you don't
> care about them, which is absolutely fine.  It's your patch and your
> party.  Just remember there are real users out there.

As I said, considerations of real users are why I released what I did.

There are trade-offs in everything and often the right answer to a
request is "No."

Vernon Schryver    vjs at rhyolite.com

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