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ABC News: Linux Revisited [Fred Moody]

Aug 18, 2000, 02:28 (38 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Fred Moody)

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"I now find myself in the tremendously unenviable and essentially hopeless position of explaining, in writing, what I have written - to an audience, it bears noting, that does not seem to read, understand, or otherwise know how to employ the English language."

"This audience is known to itself as the "Linux community." I think of them in far less complimentary terms."

"...Linux's focus isn't security. It's features and performance. There are loads of security flaws found in Linux, just as there are in NT; it's just less of a big deal because the size of the Linux user base is small compared to the NT user base, and the NT user base tends to be less technically sophisticated than the Linux user base and therefore is hit harder by security flaws when they are uncovered."

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