____/ dapunka on Friday 31 August 2007 15:50 : \____
> On 31 Aug, 15:39, Rex Ballard <rex.ball...@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> It really is amazing to see how many of Microsoft's "enhancements" to
>> standards such as rarp, dns, ldap, rpc, http, mime, and html have
>> turned out
>> to be huge security problems.
> It could be enough to make someone think it's a conspiracy! A
> paranoid person might suppose that Microsoft, feeling confident due to
> lock-in/legacy/large market share, /deliberately/ make their tat
> insecure so users will update when they don't really need to in
> pursuit of "enhanced security features" that never materialize.
> Of course, such paranoia is completely irrational... isn't it? ;)
Why go so far? DX10 could trivially be run under XP. Microsoft /chose/ to make
it Vista-only. It was a /business/ decision, like many others (e.g.
~~ Best of wishes
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