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

Bill Scherr IV bschnzl at ...3374...
Mon Dec 6 11:06:16 EST 2010


Dittos on (to) the Lord!

B.

Circa 9:36, 6 Dec 2010, a note, claiming source L0rd Ch0de1m0rt
<l0rdch0de1m0rt at ...2420...>, was sent to me:

Date sent:      	Mon, 6 Dec 2010 09:36:38 -0600
From:           	L0rd Ch0de1m0rt <l0rdch0de1m0rt at ...2420...>
To:             	Joel Esler <jesler at ...435...>
Copies to:      	snort-sigs at lists.sourceforge.net, snort-
users at lists.sourceforge.net,
       	snort-devel at lists.sourceforge.net,
       	Andres Carrera Rivera <protoss_black88 at ...12...>
Subject:        	Re: [Snort-sigs] [Snort-devel] I need some opinions

> 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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> >>
> >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Joel Esler
> >
>
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