[olug] Theo can bite me. [or "OpenSSH Vulnerability"]
linux_user at grax.com
Fri Jun 28 01:06:29 UTC 2002
>I'm up for calling this the Omaha GNU/Linux Users Group.
Is that OGUG or OGLUG?
Seriously RMS got us where we are today.
And we could use more paranoid developers like Theo if we want to avoid having
Linux/BSDs viruses start taking off.
On Thursday 27 June 2002 07:10 pm, Brian Wiese wrote:
> On Thu, 27 Jun 2002 08:20:47 -0500 (CDT)
> "Matthew G. Marsh" <mgm at midwestlinux.com> wrote:
> |On Wed, 26 Jun 2002, Christopher Cashell wrote:
> |> As far as I can tell, the only real reason that Theo didn't release
> |> fix sooner, was so that he could ram his Privilege Separation feature
> |> OpenSSH >= 3.3 down our throats. While I think this is a good feature
> |> the long run, I seriously dislike running a program, especially one
> |> ssh, that was released less than a week ago, on a production server.
> |> Especially when there are known bugs with it. I doubt all of these bugs
> |> have been fixed in OpenSSH 3.4.
> |Yeah - he has ben getting worse lately - probably due to the same envy
> |that RMS seems to display so well... ;-}
> I don't think envy is the proper word, perhaps
> =) Ok, RMS, you love him or you hate him I guess is how it goes.
> I'm up for calling this the Omaha GNU/Linux Users Group.
> It would be more accurate (linux = kernel), which is what we should shoot
> for, but it may also be a bit confusing to some.. oh well, isn't it
> already! ha! ;) -jk
> I was actually just engaged in this discussion because everyone I talk to
> at work who has used GNU/Linux says they use/or have tried "Linux 7.2" or
> "Linux 6.2" :-D ... too funny! and also Too Sad!!!! Now if they said
> they use "Linux 2.4.18" I'd pat them on the back!
> But he is da man who gave us what we're possibly running right now, a free
> OS. Torvalds didn't do it himself, RMS started this whole thing with his
> hippie-ish idealistic Free Software Foundation. I love it. There's been
> tons of good debate on this in the past, I hope you all get a chance to
> look it up and make an opinion of your own.
> kinda the debate:
> his reasonable stance: http://www.gnu.org/gnu/why-gnu-linux.html
> Honestly RMS is a brilliant man, and in the end to me, its just about
> giving credit where its due and saying what you mean/meaning what you
> say... words have meaning. I also respect "hackers" in the true sense.
> ok, enough, im done.
> Brian Wiese | bwiese at cotse.com | aim: unolinuxguru
> GnuPG/PGP key 0x1E820A73 | "FREEDOM!" - Braveheart
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