1997-02-13 - Re: You guys/gals oughta get a kick outta this guy

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Message Hash: 16400376be91cdd082d6a507fed46bc940d2b95e75a48e509fbd86b9c9931830
Message ID: <DcN22D17w165w@bwalk.dm.com>
Reply To: <199702111442.GAA20312@toad.com>
UTC Datetime: 1997-02-13 03:50:20 UTC
Raw Date: Wed, 12 Feb 1997 19:50:20 -0800 (PST)

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From: dlv@bwalk.dm.com (Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM)
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 1997 19:50:20 -0800 (PST)
To: cypherpunks@toad.com
Subject: Re: You guys/gals oughta get a kick outta this guy
In-Reply-To: <199702111442.GAA20312@toad.com>
Message-ID: <DcN22D17w165w@bwalk.dm.com>
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This sounds like the <CENSORED> web server:

* it comes without source code
* the vendor is infamous for lying and for having security holes
* attempts to discuss the product's security result in lawyer letters.

Rick Osborne <osborne@gateway.grumman.com> writes:

> Yet another person who needs a good stern talking to by the nearest
> cypherpunk --- this guy posted to comp.lang.perl.misc with the following
> blasphemy, which I luaghed at until I had tears in my eyes.
> I want to make it executable to protect the source code from being read. I
> don't want the source code available because I don't want people looking
> for security holes.
> If anyone wants to spam this guy, or at least show him the error of his
> ways, his sig explains the necessary info:
> David K.
> djk490s@nic.smsu.edu
> _________ o s b o r n e @ g a t e w a y . g r u m m a n . c o m _________
> If the ionization rate is constant for all ectoplasmic entities, we could
> really bust some heads! In a spiritual sense, of course.


Dr.Dimitri Vulis KOTM
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