On Thu, 10 Oct 1996, Michael Dillon wrote:
> If there is no source code to examine, then how do you know whether it's
> true or not? Reverse engineering isn't the answer because it can be
> difficult to extrapolate the higher level function of a piece of machine
> language code. Even the guy making the claims said that the reverse
> engineering only "seemed" to point to a backdoor. And not knowing the
> skill level of the reverse engineer and not having access to the source
> code, how can we figure out who is right?
> Full source code disclosure is the only way, IMHO.
Seconded. Do I hear objection?
Todd Graham Lewis Linux! Core Engineering
Mindspring Enterprises tlewis @
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