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Re: [News] CNET: Vista = Cloudy Forecast

__/ [ Sinister Midget ] on Wednesday 03 May 2006 18:18 \__

> On 2006-05-03, Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> posted
> something concerning:
>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>| 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
>>| tokens.
>> `----
> Funny how everybody in the press seems to notice there's not going to
> be an /expected/ support for RSA tokens, yet Erik, smart, brilliant,
> knowledgeable, knows-everything-M$-is-doing Erik, is unaware of the
> original intent to support it.

He argues whatever pleases him and momentarily supports his argument... until
someone shatters it to tiny pieces.

> I'll admit I don't know. I just find it curious that everybody else
> seems to see something slipping out, while Erik doesn't see that it was
> ever slipped in.

Other services (in this SOA model) depend on R$A, so it is a huge blow. It
has a ripple effect on other features. Think WinF$, for example.

Best wishes,


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