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Marcus J. Ranum <mjr @
>I've got mixed feelings about this. In the best of all possible
>worlds, if I were a firewall customer, I would rake the vendor over
>the coals if they presented me a product that was coded in C.
>Environments such as Modula-3 or even visual bloody BASIC are
>probably better for writing secure applications than C! It's utterly
No way. Having started programming in Visual bloody BASIC for the
few months that I have had (and still coding), I can say that it is
one of the worst I have ever used, even worse than Clipper. I would
not trust anything coded in Visual BASIC (including my own code).
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