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Re: LAMP vs Microsoft
From: Hugo van der Kooij <hvdkooij () vanderkooij org>
Date: Sun, 16 Jul 2006 12:33:58 +0200 (CEST)
On Tue, 11 Jul 2006, Bob Beck wrote:
And I think vulnerabilities disclosed are a much better indicator
of the changes to QA/development of products than any hyperbole
from those responsible (be it management or developers.)
No, I think vulnerabilities disclosed is simply a measure of how much
development and deployment is happening on the platform. period.
I think that is rather inaccurate. I know companies like ISS claim on
internal presentations that they do a lot of code auditing for companies
like Microsoft. These audits are never publicly available and may contain
significant numbers you can not see with closed-source products. The same
procedure simply is not availble to open-source products which are
developed in a completely different way.
So I think that unless one can get these indoor figures out on the street
there is no way you can compare figures.
I hate duplicates. Just reply to the relevant mailinglist.
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Re: LAMP vs Microsoft Joel Maslak (Jul 16)
Re: LAMP vs Microsoft Steven M. Christey (Jul 12)
- Re: LAMP vs Microsoft, (continued)
- Re: LAMP vs Microsoft Hugo van der Kooij (Jul 19)