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 From:  Josh McCormack <joshmccormack at travelersdiary dot com>
 To:  Dana Spiegel <dana at sociableDESIGN dot com>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Feature Comparison
 Date:  Mon, 26 Jan 2004 10:33:44 -0500
A thousand pardons... and thank you for your thoughts!

Dana Spiegel wrote:

> Josh,
> 
> HIS thoughts... :)
> 
> NYCwireless would certainly like to see a comparison of this information 
> (and there are a couple of other distros as well, like wifibsd.org). We 
> can definitely put up your information on the site.
> 
> One thing that's important about such a comparison is looking beyond 
> pure feature comparisons. Important areas of comparison:
> 
> - Ease of use (UI, default settings, documentation, ease of installation)
> - Community (activity of community, integration of community requested 
> features, helpfulness)
> - Security (default security settings, ease of configuration, 
> documentation of best practices, fast updates to distro)
> 
> 
> Dana Spiegel
> Director, NYCwireless
> dana at nycwireless dot net
> www.nycwireless.net
> 
> On Jan 25, 2004, at 6:53 PM, Josh McCormack wrote:
> 
>> I started a spreadsheet listing features and projects, including 
>> m0n0wall (a couple of the LEAF projects, Pebble, Freesco), to get an 
>> idea of who offers what, performance, platform, etc.
>>
>> If people are interested, particularly in helping to fill it out, and 
>> it would be a help to folks developing m0n0wall and other projects to 
>> see who's doing what and how we can compete and cooperate, I can 
>> figure out how to make it more collaborative and post and promote it 
>> somewhere.
>>
>> I'm in NYC, so I thought NYCWireless might be a good candidate - would 
>> give Seattle and Portland a run for their money (as they have pretty 
>> informative sites as far as software and hardware go). The director of 
>> NYCWireless is on this list, right? Her thoughts?
>>
>> Josh
>>
>>
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