> Covering all the bases, and not just the new and interesting ones, is
> what separates a security practitioner from a security theorist. There
> are plenty of both.
:Of course some of us theorists actually cover far more of the bases than
:you practitioners who don't understand the underlying reasons that things
:are the way they are.
But then a practitioner who understands the theory (or the reverse) and who
does not mind sharing it is better yet. Am a hobbyist myself.
>> Which harks back a little to the issue of degrees. Ever run into an EE who
>> can't fix his toaster?
>I am an EE and I have fixed toasters
And a P.E. guarantees it 8*).