[arch-general] [arch-dev-public] (partially) Inactive

Andrea Scarpino andrea at archlinux.org
Thu May 7 05:06:59 EDT 2009

Hi Corrado,

On 07/05/2009, bardo <ilbardo at gmail.com> wrote:
> That said, I once managed, as a student, to meet the whole IT team in
> my university, and in an official encounter I demanded to open at
> least some more ports... You see, there are exams where you *have* to
> use CVS/SVN for your projects, and the ports are filtered out from the
> inside. It's not an annoyance, it's just plain stupid: you often work
> with people who live very far from the city and you can't work
> together at the university.
In fact. This is the same reply which I expect from they, anyway I
will try to talk with IT team of my university.

> Well, they refused to open ports citing legislations, the need to
> filter p2p apps, the heaviness of level 7 filters... Heck, we didn't
> even have IMAP! I told them that, with https open, we could tunnel
> everything where we wanted. They know it and don't care, because it's
> a really small niche of students that can do it. I can assure you that
> I was very, very tempted to write an easy to use tunneling app and
> publish it for all the students to use.
I tried some application as proxytunnel but with no results, but I
will try again...and again...

PS. s/partially/partly!!!! LOL

Andrea `BaSh` Scarpino
Arch Linux Developer

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