[lug] Firewall != Linux, Was -> Broadband

D. Duke Smith duke at firstworld.net
Tue Aug 1 19:13:14 MDT 2000

"Jeffrey B. Siegal" wrote:
> Chris M wrote:
> > > These are not part of Linux.  Linux is a kernel.  Wu-ftpd, sendmail, etc. all
> > > run on other Unix-like systems (and even some non-Unix-like systems) aside
> > > from
> > > Linux.
> >
> > And a tire isn't part of a car. People put them on there.
> Look, your terminology is just wrong.  There are lots of distributions
> based on Linux, including single-floppy ones that don't have wu-ftpd or
> sendmail.
> The appropriate analogy is not car and tire, it is vehicle (Linux) and
> wing (sendmail).  Cars are vehicles but they don't have wings.  A
> firewall built using Linux does not have sendmail.
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Yo All -

Boy this sure is fun. Hez enny uv yooz checked out the Linux Router
Project (LRP)?


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