I don't need no stinking firewall!

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Wed Jan 6 04:04:42 UTC 2010

- A firewall is a partition structure that normally consists of two
side walls with a fire retardant material between them.
- A firewall does not prevent a fire.
- A firewall does not extinguish a fire.
- A firewall only delays the propagation of a fire event to the other side.
- The characteristics and properties of each side are independent and
not necessary equal.
- A firewall eventually gets on fire.
- Fire retardant performance is dependent on type of fire and subject
to change without notice.
- A firewall does not prevent against monkeys with matchboxes.
- In the event of a fire locate the nearest exit.
- Use the exit and wait in a safe place for the arrival of trained
personnel to extinguish the fire.
- Clean up the mess and get rid of the monkey.
- Apply to computer networks as necessary.


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