[linux-elitists] Pompous Top 10 List

Bulent Murtezaoglu bm@acm.org
Thu Jun 7 14:13:18 PDT 2001


>>>>> "DM" == Don Marti <dmarti@zgp.org> writes:
[...]
    DM> Launch Safety: I will check for outstanding security updates
    DM> before starting a network service.  While running a network
    DM> service, I will take reasonable measures to inform myself
    DM> about security-related updates, and apply them promptly.  If
    DM> unable to continue doing so, I will disable the network
    DM> service. [...]

I will not base my notions of "reasonable measures" and "informing
myself" on a naive reading of the vendor's marketing literature.  I 
will take "best practices" to mean just that, not "what I presently
know."

cheers,

BM



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