Addressed to: amolitor @
** Reply to note from amolitor @
com 08/11/96 1:12pm CDT
= Well, I'm not convinced that security and friendliness are
= strictly bound togther in an inverse relationship. It's simply more
= difficult to retain the same level of friendliness while making
= things more secure.
the linearity of the inverse relationship is certainly
debatable, <g> but you make the point yourself as well that
friendliness often suffers with increased security.
= I'm a little unclear on what Bill Gates has to do with anything,
= but that's ok.
90& of the attacks on unix' "insecurity" have been
generated by Lord Bill and his acolytes as part of Bill's
campaign to destroy unix.
bill had a license with Labs for Unix V7 that was
practically exclusive. bill, pure and simple, was a unix ]
freak. bill vowed revenge when AT&T refused to give him
the same exclusivity when System III released --and I mean
"vowed revenge" very literally
--I happened to have been an outside bit player in
Once Bill moves you from friend (read dominatable)
to the opposing function of his bipolar mind, the turf
turns treacherous and dangerous.
"Bill Gates is greedy because he has amassed a fortune of
US$ 15,000,000,000 ($15 billion)
but the US Government is a helpful Village because it takes
US$ 1,400,000,000,000 ($1.4 trillion) from us each year
and does good things with it."