Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] packet-tcp.c (expert severity level of zero window)
From: "Jim Young" <[email protected]>
Date: Sat, 05 Apr 2008 21:43:37 -0400
Hello Ulf,

> Ulf Lamping <[email protected]> 2008-04-05 18:05 >>>
>>> Jim Young schrieb:
>>> I started thinking about the need for an expert info configuration 
>>> framework to allow the Wireshark user to tune the expert system to 
>>> their specific needs.   This hypothetical configuration framework would 
>>> not only allow you to enable/disable individual expert message types, 
>>> but would allow the user to set which severity level the individual 
>>> messages should be reported as.
>For example, you could have profiles like: "embedded system", "home 
>network", "high performance network", ... or whatever else makes sense.


>>> Anyone think the idea of a expert info configuration framework is 
>>> worthwhile submitting as a feature request?
>Of course you can, but the old open source problem applies: Who is gonna 
>implement it? :-)

In the spirit of "Stone Soup" [1] I've created an "Enhancement" request 
in Wireshark's Bugzilla:


I truly hope that I'll contribute more than the just the stone. ;-)

Best regards,

Jim Y.

[1]  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_soup