[Snort-sigs] [Snort-devel] I need some opinions

L0rd Ch0de1m0rt l0rdch0de1m0rt at ...2420...
Mon Dec 6 10:36:38 EST 2010


Hello.  I'm pretty sure that's what I just did.

-L0rd C.

On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 8:46 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...435...> wrote:
> Then the alternative is to email me. :)
>
> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 9:43 AM, L0rd Ch0de1m0rt
> <l0rdch0de1m0rt at ...2420...> wrote:
>> Hello.
>>
>> So C is cool but the poll seems flawed ... how can I vote for a hybrid
>> but not support whoring myself out to Google? (Yes, I know Sourcefire
>> already uses Google for their email but that doesn't make it right.)
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> L0rd C.
>>
>> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 7:47 AM, Joel Esler <jesler at ...435...> wrote:
>>> Thanks all for writing me offline, put please vote here:
>>>
>>> http://www.snort.org/news/2010/12/06/forums-mailing-lists-or-google-groups/
>>>
>>> On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 8:42 AM, Andres Carrera Rivera
>>> <protoss_black88 at ...12...> wrote:
>>>> I vote for C
>>>>
>>>> C) Unify the two:  This method involves making the forums and the
>>>> mailing lists one thing.  Where you post to the forum with your mail
>>>> client, or if someone answers online in the forum, the answer is
>>>> emailed to you.
>>>>
>>>> It's better just have the whole information in one place,
>>>> and that could reduce duplicate themes and solutions..
>>>>
>>>> also there is google code, a repository where you can upload any helpful
>>>> code.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Abdon Carrera
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 12/6/2010 8:35 AM, Joel Esler wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>> Hey Community, it's time for your opinions.
>>>>>
>>>>> Many of us in the Snort community like the mailing lists, however,
>>>>> there is another portion of the Snort community that don't.  Those
>>>>> people are using the forums at http://forums.snort.org.
>>>>>
>>>>> Since we started the forums, there has been a sharp decline in the
>>>>> amount of posts to the mailing lists (what I consider to be the
>>>>> knowledge base of Snort). As evidenced by the numbers here:
>>>>> http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?forum_name=snort-users
>>>>>
>>>>> So, in an attempt to unify the community into one place, and stop the
>>>>> fragmentation of the knowledge base, I've thought of a few solutions:
>>>>>
>>>>> A) Kill the forums:  This method is basically a nuke of the forums.
>>>>> The problem with this is many people prefer to use the forums as
>>>>> opposed to the mailing list, however, a lot of the people that provide
>>>>> answers and valuable insight into Snort and it's related tools don't
>>>>> rely on the forums.
>>>>> B) Kill the mailing lists:  This method, I think, is silly, and
>>>>> shouldn't even be considered.
>>>>> C) Unify the two:  This method involves making the forums and the
>>>>> mailing lists one thing.  Where you post to the forum with your mail
>>>>> client, or if someone answers online in the forum, the answer is
>>>>> emailed to you.
>>>>>
>>>>> Personally I would like to go to C.  This gets the entire community in
>>>>> one place (unifying the mailing lists and the forums).  I thought
>>>>> about how to do this on our own (custom code, etc) and I also thought
>>>>> about Google Groups.
>>>>>
>>>>> http://groups.google.com/
>>>>>
>>>>> Google Groups is not only free, cloud hosted, but solves our problems
>>>>> all at once, however, some people may have reservations about Google
>>>>> Groups.
>>>>>
>>>>> So I'd like to use a poll to hear from you.  I want to hear your opinions.
>>>>>
>>>>> Please go here and vote:
>>>>>
>>>>> http://www.snort.org/news/2010/12/06/forums-mailing-lists-or-google-groups/
>>>>>
>>>>> If you have another idea, please email me and let me know!  Thanks.
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Joel Esler
>>>
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