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From: Pablo Neira Ayuso <pablo <at> netfilter.org>
Subject: Re: Formal submission of Xtables2
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.security.firewalls.netfilter.general
Date: Thursday 13th December 2012 15:16:15 UTC (over 5 years ago)
On Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 03:53:45PM +0100, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
[...]
> In my opinion, there is nothing wrong with keeping some concepts. A
> developer is not required to reevaluate and reinnovate every concept
> there has been just for the heck of it. (The old "evolution, not
> revolution" credo.) Throwing everything overboard generally does not
> turn out to work these days.

Nobody is going to throw everything overboard. Nftables is backward
compatible while providing a new framework, revolutions are never
backward compatible.
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