[ntp:questions] Thoughts on KOD

William Unruh unruh at invalid.ca
Mon Jul 7 16:07:20 UTC 2014


On 2014-07-07, Majdi S. Abbas <msa at latt.net> 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.

Because it gives the administrator ( who probably does know the ins and
outs of the program) a false sense that he is doing something useful by
enabling it. 



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