cvs commit: www/en/marketing os-comparison.sgml

Remko Lodder remko at
Fri Jul 22 15:08:24 GMT 2005

Murray Stokely wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 22, 2005 at 02:34:18PM +0200, Marc Fonvieille wrote:
>>>  Modified files:
>>>    en/marketing         os-comparison.sgml 
>>>  Log:
>>>  Update the OS Comparison article.
>>>  PR:             www/82761
>>This update disturbs me.  By mentioning CERT advisories without an OS
>>separation gives me the feeling that the document is missing its
>>objective.  Why not just give a link to CERT advisories list then?
>>The previous "CERT Advisories in 2000 that affected Linux" and "CERT
>>Advisories in 2000 that affected Windows" parts were an interesting
>>advocacy argument.  I don't think phpBB or Oracle vulns well push people
>>to use FreeBSD, etc.
> Yes, I agree that a full list of CERT advisories of the last year is
> less useful than the several years old breakdown of CERT advisories
> grouped by affected operating system.
> Also, surely such information is provided via XML somewhere and so if
> it was desired it should be automatically syndicated, not copied in to
> this document manually.
>      - Murray


Feel free to adjust it to better needs. I am not really into advocacy
and stuff, just did what the PR asked us to do :-).


Kind regards,

      Remko Lodder               ** remko at
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