I mean, yeah, I could just turn off signature verification, but the fact that that’s my choice is frustrating to say the least
Can’t pacman -Syu my #ArchLinux 32 box because one of the keys used to sign better than a dozen of the packages I need to upgrade expired today
Is this a shitpost?
Hi, grumpy Unix user here. If you write a utility you want folks to appreciate, please write a manual page for it. Don't create a --help flag and call it a day, since that just provides a terse description of how to use it. The manual page is your chance to tell users what the tool is for (which is different than merely how to use it). Take advantage of the opportunity!
I've used both, and I only have nostalgia for one.
I did, however, have my practical definition of a WAF corrected, so kudos there.
The author keeps beating the "CloudFlare DoS's its customers" without sufficiently (in my opinion) establishing that term is even applicable. It makes for a pretty frustrating read throughout.
Like this: "The HTTP status code for this page is 403 Forbidden. Essentially, Cloudflare by design randomly perpretrates denial of service attacks on users, yet at the same time Cloudflare paradoxically advertises itself as a service to mitigate DoS attacks."
The conclusion may be true, but I can't draw a line from the premise to get there. Yet this is asserted without further explanation.
I'm happy to go on record saying that I don't like Cloudflare's dominant position in its market, and that it hasn't always been a good actor, but some of the claims in this article don't make sense to me.
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