Re: Feature request (was: Banned user....204.31.246.47)

Robert Adams (robad@ozemail.com.au)
Thu, 20 Jul 1995 15:24:58 +1000 (EST)


On Wed, 19 Jul 1995, Michael Sattler wrote:

> At 0:55 7/19/95, Greg Harris wrote:
>
> >OK so we can't ban the user....
>
> Why should this be the case? It seems trivial to provide a mechanism to
> filter specific IP addresses (204.31.246.47) and ranges (204.31.246.{12-48}
> and 204.31.*.47). A killfile is standard in email software, and in
> newsreading software, why shouldn't it be part of videoconferencing?
>
> Developers: what would it take to provide a simple text-based killfile?

That is not what the discussion, in this case, has been about. As it
turns out the IPnumber that has been banned is a dynamically assigned number.

You could ban that site, but he gets a different number next time and
some other user, who has done nothing wrong, is banned..