[ntp:questions] Thoughts on KOD

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Mon Jul 7 15:36:04 UTC 2014

On 07/07/2014 04:50 PM, Majdi S. Abbas wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 07, 2014 at 08:35:25AM +0100, David Taylor wrote:
>> Seconded.
> 	Why remove KOD when it has to be expressly enabled (via
> restrict kod and limited)?
> 	I'd rather see a two tier system, where you can enable
> the use of KOD beyond the initial rate limit, and a second limit
> beyond which requests are simply ignored.
> 	But I don't understand why anyone would remove functionality
> that the server administrator has to expressly configure to enable.

I think KOD is fine for it's intended purpose, but it does not solve 
this other problem we are having. Thus, a two-tire solution is what I 
advocate for.


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