Handbook Jail Chapter rewrite available for critique

sib at tormail.org sib at tormail.org
Mon Mar 18 19:57:22 UTC 2013

On Mon, Mar 18, 2013 at 2:38 PM, Fbsd8 <fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> To all interested parties;
> I have completed the final draft of the total rewrite of FreeBSD's
> handbook Chapter 16 on Jails.
> Before submitting my work for submission to the documentation group for
> insertion in the handbook I am looking for critique of the work to find
> errors in concept, wrong use of words, or anything to make it better.
> All feedback welcomed. Please email me directly so we keep the noise
down on the mailing list.
> Use this URL to access it  http://www.jails.a1poweruser.com/
> Thank You.

Hi. Has the documentation team approved any of this already? I've noticed
a few mistakes ("Then about RELEASE 5.4," "from malice actions on a Local
Are Network," spelling/grammar mistakes, many others) so I'm assuming not.
I also see you're pushing the sysutils/qjail port for users who don't want
to configure things themselves. In my experience, ezjail is a much better
solution. I also see that you are the maintainer/author of qjail and like
to shovel your opinion as the only solution, both in this "rewrite" and
all over the FreeBSD forums.

Do we even need an updated version? I trust the documentation team to
write one much more than a biased port maintainer with a poor grasp of
English. It's not my native language either, but this needs some serious

>Please email me directly so we keep the noise down on the mailing list.

This is funny.

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