Ethereal改名字成了wireshark

ethereal软件是一个跨平台的sniffer工具,相当的好用,我们工作中经常用它抓取tcpip数据,不少美国同事也用这个软件,开源免费,而且对我们公司的通讯协议有着几乎完美的支持。现在改名成这个,不知道会不会有什么性能上的飞跃,我觉得原先的版本已经相当完美了,真是很难进步了。或许这就是改名字的原因?

NewsForge | Ethereal changes name to Wireshark

Gerald Combs, founder of the Ethereal project — billed as the world’s most popular network protocol analyzer — caused a flurry of excitement among users and developers Wednesday when he announced on the Ethereal developers mailing list that he was changing jobs, moving to a new location, and taking the project and its core developers with him as he leaves.

We’re continuing development under the name “Wireshark”, at http://www.wireshark.org/

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