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Date:      Fri, 1 Aug 2014 11:36:53 -0700
From:      John-Mark Gurney <jmg@funkthat.com>
To:        Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert@komquats.com>
Cc:        Adrian Chadd <adrian@freebsd.org>, krad <kraduk@gmail.com>, freebsd-current <freebsd-current@freebsd.org>, Gleb Smirnoff <glebius@freebsd.org>, Gerrit =?iso-8859-1?Q?K=FChn?= <gerrit.kuehn@aei.mpg.de>, FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Matt Bettinger <iamatt@gmail.com>
Subject:   Re: Future of pf / firewall in FreeBSD ? - does it have one ?
Message-ID:  <20140801183653.GC50495@funkthat.com>
In-Reply-To: <201407231619.s6NGJBQF025702@slippy.cwsent.com>
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Cy Schubert wrote this message on Wed, Jul 23, 2014 at 09:18 -0700:
> In message <CAJ-Vmo=_vLkMZn02EPUmpvqugcT8ga1_Kqs=XU49SGUNGEO0Pw@mail.gmail.c
> om>
> , Adrian Chadd writes:
> > On 18 July 2014 07:34, krad <kraduk@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > that is true and I have not problem using man pages, however thats not the
> > > way most of the world work and search engines arent exactly new either. We
> > > should be trying to engage more people not less, and part of that is
> > > reaching out.
> > 
> > Then do the port and maintain it.
> > 
> > The problem isn't the desire to keep things up to date, it's a lack of
> > people who want that _and_ are willing/able to do it _and_ are funded
> > somehow.
> 
> Funding is the issue. Sure, some of us maintain software because a personal 
> need however without funding one has to fit maintaining software into 
> whatever time is left. For those of us who do this without funding you 
> manage to squeeze in an hour here or there.

Then write a proposal and submit it to the Foundation..  If you don't
ask for funding, it rarely shows up...

-- 
  John-Mark Gurney				Voice: +1 415 225 5579

     "All that I will do, has been done, All that I have, has not."



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