__/ [ Mathew P. ] on Wednesday 03 May 2006 04:38 \__
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> On 2006-05-02, Erik Funkenbusch spake thusly:
>> On Tue, 02 May 2006 20:13:48 +0100, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> RSA: Microsoft to shelve token support in Vista
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>>>| Microsoft has shelved plans to include built-in support for RSA
>>>| Security's tokens in Windows Vista, even though the company has been
>>>| testing out the authentication technology for almost two years.
>> Bah. Hardly. I've never even heard of this before
> It's tough to be an effective astroturfer when your bosses don't keep you
> fully informed.
>> , and I've read through
>> the proposed feature lists of Vista for the last 2 years. I don't think
>> it was ever planned, despite the hopes of RSA.
>> To claim that the feature is "dropped" would require that the feature
>> actually be scheduled in the first place. I doubt it even made it into
>> the planning stages.
> Eric, you have some serious credibility problems here. I would point them
> out, but I have to do some housework for the wife.
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| Microsoft might keep you waiting just a bit longer for the much-delayed
| operating system update. Also: Though Bill Gates has been vociferous on
| the need to replace passwords, Vista won't have expected support for RSA
The word is *expected*, laddie.
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