[Snort-users] Professionalism

Edwin Eefting edwin at ...2758...
Thu Nov 15 07:10:09 EST 2001


On Tue, 13 Nov 2001 09:54:31 -0800 (PST) Joe Smith <shadowm4n at ...131...> wrote:

Yeah! I think they should remove the "oops" messages from the kernel too!
;-)

(just wanted to get involed in this infinite thread :-)

> To the administrators of SNORT,
> 
> An excerpt from "classification.config" from the most
> recent snort rules download.
> 
> config classification: kickass-porn,SCORE! Get the
> lotion!,1
> 
> Regardless of your feelings towards porn, this is
> beyond unprofessional.  It is this kind of needless
> stupidity that makes it that much harder for real
> professionals and those they report to to take snort
> seriously.  I can tell you that, while I'm not female
> and am not personally offended by these remarks, I am
> professionally offended, and I've worked in
> environments in which comments as "SCORE! Get the
> lotion!" would be responded to with immediate
> dismissal.
> 
> Please keep in mind that not all snort administrators
> are recently-pubescent male twenty-something year
> olds, and that such unprofessional commentary in your
> program does not help the noble cause that is snort. 
> It hurts it.
> 
> 
> Joe
> 
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