From: Joel Esler <esler@kn...> - 2005-01-29 15:12:52
Thanks for your kind words concerning BASE, it's nice to see feedback
On Jan 28, 2005, at 21:52, Michael Steele wrote:
> This is just my 2 cents; anyone using ACID should switch to BASE. The
> reason is that ACID is no longer being developed and BASE is being
> developed. BASE is an upgraded ACID and fixes some of the quirks that
> has been plagued with for the last few years.
> For anyone running ACID it is now time to migrate to BASE. It's still
> one of
> the very few free consoles that is not linked to any commercial
> If people want to try a little different type of console, they might
> want to
> try Snortsnarf. It hasn't been serviced in a year or two but it works
> and does some things that BASE does not, and it's free.
> Kindest regards,
> WINSNORT.com Management Team Member
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: snort-users-admin@... [mailto:snort-users-
>> admin@...] On Behalf Of Kevin Johnson
>> Sent: Friday, January 28, 2005 4:36 PM
>> To: Chris Vaughan
>> Cc: Dave C; Snort Users
>> Subject: RE: [Snort-users] ACID Dates
>> On Fri, 2005-01-28 at 13:04, Chris Vaughan wrote:
>>> I looked at the website, and it looks a lot like ACID.
>>> What do you like about BASE so much more? What are it's advantages
>> ACID? What about compared to OpenAanval?
>> First I would like to thank Dave C for the resounding answer.<g>
>> As one of the BASE project leads, I guess I can answer this. BASE
>> a lot like ACID because it is a fork of the ACID code base. ACID has
>> not been recently updated where as the BASE project is hyperactively
>> BASE has quite a few bug fixes that have been missing from ACID. As
>> your original email, BASE dynamically generates the date drop downs so
>> we don't have the release every year issue. BASE also has a basic
>> authentication system which is a commonly asked for feature.
>> BASE will also co-exist with ACID as we have only added to the
>> schema. So if you wanted to you could run both to see if it works for
>> If you have any questions, email us at base@... or check
>> the sourceforge.net site.
>> BASE Project Lead
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