[svlug] Mr Bill sez Security is Now Job One ( Waiting for other shoe )

Walt DuBose dubose at texas.net
Fri Jan 18 15:45:02 PST 2002


Margaret Wendall wrote:
> 
> If you believe that Mr. Gates' emphasis is going to be on security, I
> have some beachfront property in Pacifica and a bridge in New York for
> sale. Cheap.
> Margaret Wendall
> 
	I really think he might be...lots of industry folks
	are saying that MS is too expensive and to insecure.
	The same goes for some government officials...I think
	Bill Gates realizes that if he doesn't give the public
	what they want, he will lose business/money,


> Ian MacLure wrote:
> >
> > I see the estimable Miiiister Gates has now concluded that security in
> > that alternative
> > operating system of his is, as the FAA is wont to say, "minimally
> > magnificent" ie: crap.
> > Firstly....  All together.
> >
> > One
> > Two
> > Three
> >
> > "Well! D'uh!"
> >
> > Call me a cynic but why do I have the feeling that Miiister Gates
> > definition of improved
> > security is going to make interoperating his products with real OS
> > implementations more
> > difficult if not impossible.
> >
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