sharpe at ns
Nov 30, 2000, 2:52 AM
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>Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2000 21:23:46 +1100 (EST)
FYI: Compliments ... Re: Ethereal etc
>From: Stanley Hopcroft <Stanley.Hopcroft [at] IPAustralia>
>Subject: Re: Ethereal etc
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>To: Richard Sharpe <sharpe [at] ns>
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>I am writing to thank you and your colleagues for providing the world
>such a wonderful product as Ethereal.
>Simply put the ethereal product is wonderful.
>It is as good as or better than
>2 Pro-Tools 2.x (an OS/2 product with a particuarly nice means of
>specifying filters, replay and capture disposition)
>3 HP Internet Advisor v 0.0.7 ( I think. The decode quality and
>quatity of the protocols is particuarly poor. We wanted the
>timestamping capability (ns) though that's been far less useful than I
>I have very little understanding of networks or protocols but what I
>have has usually been painstakingly gathered by seeing how things
>happen on the wire.
>The success of the wonderful WR Stevens books (TCP Illustrated
>..) indicates that others also find protocols more easily understood
>by looking at packet traces.
>Thank you very much,
Richard Sharpe, sharpe [at] ns
Samba (Team member, www.samba.org), Ethereal (Team member, www.zing.org)
Contributing author, SAMS Teach Yourself Samba in 24 Hours
Author, Special Edition, Using Samba