Aydin Edguer sez:
> > To: firewalls @
> > Gentlefolk,
> Excuse me, but I don't work for TIS and thus cannot help you.
> I would suggest that a much better way to reach someone at TIS
> is to send mail directly to TIS to the address listed in the
> README file in the /pub/firewalls/toolkit directory - e.g
> fwall-support @
I have, I have. The response has been a stunning silence.
> > re the recent traffic pointing to the TIS firewall stuff on
> > ftp.tis.com, what's in the us-only subdirectory? For some reason
> > their ftp daemon won't let me CD into there and look.
> Well, while I know NAFTA is in the U.S. Congress, I did not think
> that Canada had become part of the U.S.A. yet. If it says US-only,
> it probably means U.S. only (e.g. .com, .edu, .net, .org, .gov, etc).
> If you want it to be US&CAN-only, you will probably need to speak
> to the address above:
Why don't you try logging in to ftp.tis.com and reading the export
restrictions notice rather than pontificating in a vacuum? You've
just made yourself sound pretty silly. The notice clearly says
US-and-Canada. I might add that there are lots of Canadaian sites in
the .com, .edu, and .org domains.
> from README
> TIS Firewall Toolkit technical questions, license issues, bug reports,
> etc. should be addressed to <fwall-support @
Who haven't replied to a polite query sent 5 days ago yet. I suppose
I could try again.
Ross Alexander,rwa @
ca,(403) 675 6311,ve6pdq @
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