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 From:  Dinesh Nair <dinesh at alphaque dot com>
 To:  Dave Warren <maillist at devilsplayground dot net>
 Cc:  "Mitch (WebCob)" <mitch at webcob dot com>, Chris Buechler <cbuechler at gmail dot com>, m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Captive with IMAP
 Date:  Sun, 17 Oct 2004 14:37:25 +0800
On 17/10/2004 14:07 Dave Warren said the following:
> This might be a stupid question, but why not put the user DB (PPTP, 
> Captive Portal, etc) into a seperate file so that it doesn't need to be 
> rewritten except when it is modified?

this would break the goal of having a single config file for the device. if 
separate config files were used under the hood, this would be an additional 
vector for backup/restore purposes.

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