cvs commit: doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls chapter.sgml

Manolis Kiagias manolis at
Wed May 13 17:21:01 UTC 2009

manolis     2009-05-13 17:20:58 UTC

  FreeBSD doc repository

  Modified files:
    en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls chapter.sgml 
  A revamp of Handbook's 'firewalls' chapter.
  This is a rather lengthy patch, that attempts to fix several problems:
  - Reduce repetition. There are several paragraphs in the original text that are repeated throughout the sections
  - Markup fixes. Replace single quotes with <literal> tags, add <acronym>s and several other changes to improve markup consistency
  - Convert to passive voice where possible, eliminate few first person references
  - Several grammar and language fixes
  - The original text implied that the same TCP packet would go back and forth between source and destination.  Rephrase relevant paragraphs to clarify these are different packets
  - Includes many fixes submitted in a PR [1] and a link fix submitted on -doc [2]
  - Numerous other smaller changes, too many to mention here
  PR:             docs/131568 [1]
  Submitted by:   Chris Pepper <pepper at> [1]
  Submitted by:   Phillip Nordwall <Phillip.Nordwall at> [2]
  Reviewed by:    trhodes, keramida
  Revision  Changes    Path
  1.87      +452 -502  doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/firewalls/chapter.sgml

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