On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 09:38:49AM +0300, Mikhail wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 18, 2016 at 12:11 AM, Theo de Raadt <[hidden email]> wrote:
> >> > this does 2 things:
> >> > [...]
> >> I may recall what I have sent to you in private email, excerpt from
> >> FreeBSD ping6 manpage:
> >> [...]
> >> When we have two binaries I have more trust when one of them is working
> >> *only* with IPv4 and another one *only* with IPv6.
> >> So, what user problems are you trying to solve with this merge?
> > Mikhail, with great regret I am informing you that the opinion of some
> > random gmail user does not actually matter around here.
> It's not about opinion, everyone has it. It's about understanding why
> a thing was done. If a person can't answer to the question "why" a
> thing was done, I suppose he don't fully understand a solution to a
> problem he is trying to solve.
Thank you, that is a very nice thing to say. I will strive to do
better in the future.
I was about to write down a report about this multi year endover of
first merging traceroute6(8) into traceroute(8) and then ping6(8) into
ping(8). How things got improved by the merges, bugs found and future
possibilities. But I will not get provoked into doing this. People who
are interested are free to read the code and the commit history, it's
So congratulations, you sir are responsible for a net negative
In closing remarks let me point you to one of our guiding principles:
$ fgrep -A2 PROVIDED /usr/share/misc/license.template
* THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES
* WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
* MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR
Now I'll hack on something fun. *mic drop*
> Random gmail users can bring value as much as fullnamed developers.