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RE: IE is just as safe as FireFox
From: "Eric Paynter" <eric () arcticbears com>
Date: Tue, 16 Nov 2004 13:18:56 -0800 (PST)

On Mon, November 15, 2004 11:25 am, joe said:
Everytime a Firefox exploit comes out..there is already a fix...
is that magic? No..it is good coding...

Having a quick fix out is due to low complexity of issue and assisted by a
lack of dependencies so you have reduced time for patching and testing. It
has nothing to do with code quality.

But high quality code that has a sound and well documented architecture
can be more easily updated without messing up dependencies, whereas low
quality code can be a nightmare to find let alone correct even the most
trivial bug. There are always exceptions, but *in general*, it is easier
(less effort, faster turnaround) to maintain high quality code.


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