[ale] Linux Security article

Joe Knapka jknapka at kneuro.net
Sat Feb 21 02:45:28 EST 2004

"J.M. Taylor" <jtaylor at onlinea.com> writes:

> This is a succinct article about the value of transparency in Open Source 
> that may help.  
> http://www.devx.com/opensource/Article/20135?trk=DXRSS_WEBDEV
> It's not a stunning piece of writing, but it sums up the most common 
> arguments nicely.
> I found the next link very interesting about the need for transparency 
> (not necessarily open source, which is a phrase that tends to produce knee-jerk 
> reactions) in complex software.  This really, really struck a chord with 
> me as a programmer, but if you go on to the next page the author sums up 
> nicely why it is important to have transparency as opposed to the head-down-and-growling 
> possessiveness of Microsoft and others.  I don't think it will help your 
> linux-security-open source argument, but it is a different perspective on 
> something that's not quite so hot-button.
>  http://www.faqs.org/docs/artu/ch16s01.htm

This URL leads to a 404. Correction, please?


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