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From: vb at dontpanic.ulm.ccc.de (vb@...tpanic.ulm.ccc.de)
Subject: Re: Funny article

On Fri, Nov 14, 2003 at 08:32:44AM +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Thomas M. Payerle <payerle@...sics.umd.edu> [2003.11.13.1949 +0100]:
> > Don't forget the fact the MS has much broader over security model
> > than Red Hat and other Linux distros.  MS has the money to place
> > bounties on the heads of people who hack their products, whereas
> > the linux distros have to rely on the proven faulty method of
> > simply writing secure code in the first place.
> The bounties are all just marketing and PR. They are not going to
> make their products more secure. They are a bloody joke.

What Thomas also overlooks is the fact that security is not an add-on,
it is a goal which is reached by concept.

VB.
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