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 From:  Fred Wright <fw at well dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  RE: [m0n0wall] Alias Drop Down
 Date:  Thu, 26 Aug 2004 22:03:30 -0700 (PDT)
On Fri, 27 Aug 2004, Quark IT - Hilton Travis wrote:
> Hi David,
> > From: David Rodgers [mailto:david dot rodgers at kdsi dot net] 
> > Sent: Tuesday, 24 August 2004 12:44
> > 
> > I was sitting here after installing 1.1 and thinking there 
> > are only two things this firewall still needs. One  is for 
> > the blue  box where you type an ip address for a nat or 
> > firewall rule to turn into a drop down box that is prefilled 
> > will all of the hosts  that you have defined as aliases and 
> > the other is the ability to create network groups/service groups .
> 
> As tou your first point, I second that motion.
> 
> As to your second point, I second that motion.  So do a lot of others -
> this has been asked for quite a few times to date.

IIRC the obstacle is that IPFilter V4 is supposed to have that feature
itself, so implementing it "manually" for V3 would involve quite a bit of
work on "throwaway" code.  But V4 is still too buggy for prime-time.  Not
that V3 is exactly free of bugs. :-)

					Fred Wright