[svlug] OS X is not Unix
nate at campin.net
Sun Sep 15 12:37:14 PDT 2002
On Sun, Sep 15, 2002 at 02:12:06AM -0700, J C Lawrence wrote:
> Its not that you could see the sources if you wanted to, or that the
> license allows you to distribute changes, or any of the other things
> like that, it that you can know with near absolute certainty, the origin
> of every bit and byte on your system __and__ how to recreate them
> exactly, for yourself.
Thanks to Ken Thompson, you can't even be sure that your sources give
you your compiled binary, even when you compiled it yourself.
I do not get viruses because I do not use MS software.
If you use Outlook then please do not put my email address in your
address-book so that WHEN you get a virus it won't use my address in the
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