Anthony's drive issues.Re: ssh password delay
atkielski.anthony at wanadoo.fr
Tue Mar 29 20:52:15 PST 2005
Martin McCann writes:
> then stop complaining to a list of 'kiddies', and use that.
MS doesn't support FreeBSD.
> If you have never encountered the term FLOSS, you are not the open
> source user you claim to be, it is a common term.
I've probably encountered it, I just didn't retain it. The IT world is
full of acronyms.
> And what open source developer does anything but 'doing it at a loss'?.
Very few, which is one reason why open source is not a serious
competitor to proprietary software in many cases.
> Statistics will prove whatever you want it to prove, most people with
> intelligence look beyond the given conclusion, and make their own.
If you don't look at statistics to draw your conclusions, what do you
> Depends on what you want as a desktop - desktop != WIMP.
Most people want a GUI on the desktop, and UNIX isn't designed for that.
There are fundamental conflicts between the design requirements of a
desktop and those of a server. One cannot do both well.
> Alternatively, many of the features of windows seem to match those of
> already available software.
And so on, and so on. GUIs on the desktop predate the Mac and Windows
interfaces by many years.
> So what defines a secure system, if not the fact it is less prone
The NCSC criteria are a good start. Windows NT and its successors
satisfy more of them than UNIX.
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