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 From:  SDamron <sdamron at gmail dot com>
 To:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 Cc:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] firewire
 Date:  Mon, 24 Jul 2006 12:03:58 -0500
Definately well said Mr Sharp!

On 7/24/06, Lee Sharp <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org> wrote:
> From: "Kyle Steinkamp" <kyle8706 at gmail dot com>
> > hey i use m0n0wall but i think it wood b cool if u can use 1394 pci cars
> > as
> > a nic because i use firewire800 on my servers and desktops and i use a
> > windows box to bridge a lan and 1394 card to use it for a network
> > connection
> > for all of my computers so i think it wood b cool to add it in to m0n0wall
> A few pointers...  First, this is an international list, and many of the top
> developers do not speak English as a first language.  Hackor speak is right
> out.  Actually taking the time to clearly write a message helps.  Second,
> this is based on FreeBSD 4.11.  If FreeBSD 4.11 does not support it, it is
> not likely to be added.  Now we are transitioning to FreeBSD 6.0, so if it
> is supported in 6.0 it will be in the new version.  If it is not, it may be
> a while before someone would add it.  And there has to be a real perceived
> need, not just someone who thinks it would "be cool."
>                            Lee
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