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Re: Unable to compile cygwin
On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 11:15:34AM -0800, Shankar Unni wrote:
>Jim Ramsay wrote:
>>Ha! Ask that boss to prove to you that there is no security problem
>>running Windows on a 'secure' network.
>To a person with that mentality, Bill Gates is implicitly trustworthy
>(i.e. if he says it's true, it must be true by definition, because
>it's a "big company that stands by its products"), while anything Open
>Source is written by h4x0rs and thus must "prove its trustworthiness".
>How, you ask them? They don't know, but you'd better "know". No point
>arguing with them..
Proving the trustworthiness of any important system is never a waste of
Let me state again, for the record: cygwin is not secure.
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