"Can Open Source be secure" BCS riposte
Jul 29, 2010, 01:36 (3 Talkback[s])
"An article published by the BCS was brought to my attention,
and it was full of such glaring omissions and implicit attacks on
free software that it had to be dealt with. initially written as a
comment, it quickly extended way beyond the length of the original
"i am very confused. the BCS is supposed to be a reputable
organisation, yet this article - every paragraph - is complete
horse-shit. i thought about saying otherwise, so that the chances
of this comment not being censored are reduced, but i cannot think
of any other words to choose which express clearly enough what
_really_ needs to be said.
"let's go through it.
""Experts do not agree about open source security in terms of
whether there is an advantage or disadvantage to its use in the