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Re: Why can't Firefox and Thunderbird find their own updates?
From: Alexis <bonobo () bigpond net au>
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 18:59:26 +1100

On Sat, 7 Jan 2006 01:34 am, Leif Ericksen wrote:

There is good and bad in auto updates.  I would rather be prompted to
the fact that updates are available and asked if I want to update them.

i agree. Particularly when (as history has shown) updates can contain bugs and 
vulnerabilities themselves . . . . in certain situations, the vulns in the 
original version may be more manageable than the vulns in the updated 
version.


Alexis.

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