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Title:Whats the deal with the Nagios project? Did you steal code from NetSaint?
FAQ ID:F0090
Submitted By:Ethan Galstad 
Last Updated:06/02/2009

Description:

User has discovered that the Nagios project (http://www.nagios.org) looks suspiciously similiar to the NetSaint project.

 

Solution:

My cover has obviously been blown. Yes, Nagios is the sucessor to NetSaint. NetSaint is dead, gone, over, done with, a dead horse, etc. Drop the code and back away slowly...

I unscrupulously stole the Netsaint code and made it into my own project. All I did was change the interface a bit and incorporate some piddly enhancements in order to lure happy NetSaint users away from that pathetic little project. Anyway, I'm sure they're much happier now.

The author of NetSaint (whose name I also stole, BTW) has sent several flaming emails to me over the past year asking that I stop development of Nagios immediately. I have been successful in creating a filter to automatically drop these pathetic messages from my inbox, so I am now free of harassment.

Enjoy Nagios and forget about NetSaint. Besides, Nagios has better karma...

NETSAINT (28)
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This is a number of puzzling and frustrating contradictions. It symbolizes a person (or entity) of fine promise, even genius, and great possibilities, with the capability of achieving impressive success, and the 28 person frequently does realize such success, only to see everything taken away unless he or she has carefully provided for the future. It indicates loss through misplaced trust in others, powerful opposition from enemies and competitors in business or career, danger of serious losses in courts of law - and the possibility of having to begin the life path over and over again. If 28 is the name number, one might wish to change the spelling to achieve a more harmonious and fortunate number...

NAGIOS (20)
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This is a number of awakenings. At some time in the experience of the person or the entity represented by the number 20, there is a powerful awakening, bringing a new purpose, new plans, new ambitions - the call to action for some great cause or ideal. There may be occasional delays and obstacles to one's plans, but these may be conquered through developing patience and by continually cultivating faith in one's own powers to transform. The number 20 brings the blessing of vivid precognitive dreams, plus the ability to manifest the happy ones and cancel the negative ones...

 

Keywords:netsaint nagios conspiracy karma