Proposal regarding security chapter

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Fri Nov 19 20:10:44 UTC 2004

On Fri, 19 Nov 2004 13:37:45 -0600
Tillman Hodgson <tillman at> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 19, 2004 at 08:19:35PM +0100, Remko Lodder wrote:
> > my thoughts:
> > 
> > Split security into security and firewall
> > update book.sgml to have firewall below security
> > (and before mac) and update other references as well.
> > 
> > I would like to hear your opinions about this :)
> "Firewall", by itself, doesn't feel like an intuitive place to split
> topics to me (aside from the convenience of its size).  However, I can
> see a natural split between network security and host security.  In that
> scenario, MAC would become the largest portion of the host security
> chapter.
> That still leaves security with 2 chapters, unfortunately. It only
> addressed the page count balance between the two chapters.

Breaking it into two chapters (network and local) would be
nice; but then you have the problem of overlap (I think).

Tom Rhodes

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