F21 System Wide Change: Workstation: Disable firewall
ibmalone at gmail.com
Wed Apr 16 11:11:05 UTC 2014
On 16 April 2014 00:11, William Brown <william at firstyear.id.au> wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-04-15 at 13:49 -0700, Matthias Clasen wrote:
>> I don't think we want a 'firewall' UI anyway; the firewall is not
>> something most users can or should understand and make decisions of.
> Never take decisions away from users.
> The OSX style firewall works well when enabled. It blocks all by
> default, then when an application wants a listening port, the user is
> prompted to allow or deny it. I think this is a good model.
"Users can't understand a firewall, let's just turn it off" (I realise
that's not your position, it's the one that seems to be coming up in
Anyone else astounded this discussion is actually taking place?
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