[linux-elitists] favicon.ico

Rick Moen rick@linuxmafia.com
Thu Jul 13 16:36:33 PDT 2000

begin  Jeremy M. Dolan quotation:

> Speaking of which, it's been way too long since theres been a good
> ping-of-death type exploit for windows...come now, they cant actually
> have a secure tcp/ip stack, now can they?

Anybody know if there's any truth to the rumour that Microsoft contract 
out to BSDI the job of writing a decent (for a change) "Microsoft"
TCP/IP stack for MS-Windows 95?  And that there are artifacts of the
codes BSD origins inside it?
The rumour has plausibility on its side:  The Win32 TCP stack was/is
better than it has a right to be, in a Microsoft product, and it's 
difficult otherwise to understand how BSDI could have survived to Y2K,
just on the likes of BSD OS.

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