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 From:  "Jewell, Michael" <mjewell at law dot umaryland dot edu>
 To:  sai <sonicsai at gmail dot com>, "valnar at yahoo dot com" <valnar at yahoo dot com>
 Cc:  "m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch" <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Future plans after 1.3?
 Date:  Mon, 7 Dec 2009 10:23:22 -0500
IPv6 is already in v1.3

> -----Original Message-----
> From: sai [mailto:sonicsai at gmail dot com]
> Sent: Monday, December 07, 2009 7:13 AM
> To: valnar at yahoo dot com
> Cc: m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
> Subject: Re: [m0n0wall] Future plans after 1.3?
> 
> I would vote for IPV6
> I would vote against uPNP
> 
> sai
> 
> 2009/12/4 Robert <valnar at yahoo dot com>:
> > Now that m0n0wall is at version 1.3, I looked back at what where it
> started
> > and when it came out.  A lot has changed in six years.  Embedded
> processors
> > are more powerful now and 16Mb CF cards are practically non-existent.
>  We
> > all throw away the 32Mb cards that come with our cameras.  The original
> WRAP
> > and net4801 boards are discontinued, the ALIX boards are now the
> platform of
> > choice, and earlier this year AMD announced that it stopped development
> of
> > the Geode processor.
> >
> > I think the original goals of m0n0wall were to make it as small as
> possible,
> > run from RAM and work on embedded platforms.  But the definition of
> "small"
> > has changed.  Upgrading the scope of m0n0wall to platforms with 128MB
> RAM
> > and 32MB Flash would be a better target.  I still think it should focus
> as a
> > firewall which can be run entirely from RAM, as to not cross paths with
> > pfSense, Untangle or other firewalls which need more muscle and read-
> write
> > access to hard drives for caching, like squid.  But that being said,
> there
> > are a couple features which could be added without breaking that rule.
> >
> > For an entirely selfish reason, I'd like to see UPnP supported added.  I
> > don't use m0n0wall today for this very reason.  I'm forced to use
> pfSense
> > with all its bugs and inability to upgrade easily over the network.
>  Adding
> > UPnP as a feature would allow me to return.  OpenVPN and load-balancing
> > might also be possibilities.
> >
> > What other features would people like to see?
> >
> > -Robert
> >
> >
> 
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