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From: flynngn at (Gary Flynn)
Subject: Friendly and secure desktop operating system

>I'd want a system where I can run any software I want and reasonably
>expect that it can't do any harm besides consuming CPU and memory.

I don't see how this would be possible if you want the software you run 
to be able to:

1) Read/Write/Create files
2) Open network sockets

It would seem that user errors, malicious software, and/or defects in 
the software under
those conditions would always have the potential for harm.

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