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Date: Sat, 15 May 2010 13:59:56 -0700
From: BMF <>
Subject: Re: Windows' future (reprise)

On Sat, May 15, 2010 at 1:22 PM, Jeffrey Walton <> wrote:
> As opposed to crowd sourcing, which some claim is inherently more
> secure because more [uneducated] eyes review the source code?

There are far more educated eyes able to review the Linux source code
than the Windows source code. The uneducated people reviewing it don't
seem to be hurting anything while the educated people reviewing it are
helping a lot if all of the patches I see coming in every day are any

> This is along the lines of, 'Linux does not get viruses' argument.

Well...has it ever? I've been running it on a day to day basis on my
desktop since 1994 and have never once gotten a virus. I have been
active in the community since then and I have never met anyone who got
one. So...


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