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Re: bittorrent in core? what frontend?

On Sat, 2005-12-17 at 15:18 -0500, Sean wrote:
> Well, the user is going to have to do something explicit to open up the
> firewall on the local machine.

Not if it scripted and/or plugged into system-config-securitylevel or
whatever it is we use to manage the firewall locally these days.

> But the fact is, if the feature is enabled on the router, there is nothing
> Fedora can do to stop some malicious program from using it.   So all
> you're doing is stopping trusted programs from using the feature and its
> still available to be used by untrusted apps.   The feature really must be
> disabled on the router itself if you don't like it.

Just because it is enabled on the router doesn't mean that we should
preconfigure applications to exploit it.  Bad call.

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