[Snort-Users] Snort 2.4.1 Available

Theodore Stout theodorestout at ...131...
Sun Sep 18 16:40:07 EDT 2005


--- Richard Bejtlich <taosecurity at ...11827...> wrote:

> On 9/18/05, Michael Steele <michaels at ...9077...>
> wrote:
> > Richard,
> > 
> > Sourcefire already does this, and this was
> senseless post like several of
> > the past on this subject. Not by you (accept this
> one) but others that think
> > that their preferred OS over another preferred OS
> should be given priority.
> > For Sourcefire to think that the *nix environment
> deserves priority because
> > it holds the majority in the Snort IDS field is
> simply wrong.
> 
> Michael,
> 
> When you're buying Snort in the form of Sourcefire's
> appliance or
> support, you can make demands of them.
> 
> When you're downloading code from an open source
> project, you are in
> no position to judge Sourcefire's "priorities" or
> label their actions
> "wrong."
> 
> If Snort on Windows is so important to you, step up
> to the plate and
> figure out how to make their source code work on
> your platform of
> choice.
> 
> Otherwise just be thankful a commercial company is
> devoting resources
> and payroll to releasing their code as open source. 
> Without that,
> you'd have nothing to complain about.
> 
> Sincerely,
> 
> Richard
> 

Amen to that Richard!

Anyone who demands quality free services is got a hole
in their heads!

Theo

BTW, good book.  Got it on my desk now.




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