linux.conf.au in Wellington

Discussion in 'NZ Computing' started by Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Jan 18, 2010.

  1. <http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/devt/4D3BFC61467BB90CCC2576AE00686D92>

    I see Don Christie will be reporting on a trial of open-source desktop
    software that was launched with government agencies after the negotiations
    with Microsoft fell through.
     
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Jan 18, 2010
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  2. Live feeds available <http://lwn.net/Articles/370382/>.
     
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Jan 20, 2010
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  3. Lawrence D'Oliveiro

    victor Guest

    geoff wrote:
    > Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
    >> <http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/devt/4D3BFC61467BB90CCC2576AE00686D92>
    >>
    >> I see Don Christie will be reporting on a trial of open-source desktop
    >> software that was launched with government agencies after the
    >> negotiations with Microsoft fell through.

    >
    > Great, open source. That will enhance security hugely.
    >
    > geoff
    >
    >

    Do you seriously not know how cryptography works ?
     
    victor, Jan 20, 2010
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  4. In message <hj6r3p$rg6$-september.org>, victor wrote:

    > Do you seriously not know how cryptography works ?


    Ignore the kiddies.
     
    Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Jan 20, 2010
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  5. Lawrence D'Oliveiro

    victor Guest

    geoff wrote:
    > victor wrote:
    >> geoff wrote:
    >>> Lawrence D'Oliveiro wrote:
    >>>> <http://computerworld.co.nz/news.nsf/devt/4D3BFC61467BB90CCC2576AE00686D92>
    >>>>
    >>>> I see Don Christie will be reporting on a trial of open-source
    >>>> desktop software that was launched with government agencies after
    >>>> the negotiations with Microsoft fell through.
    >>> Great, open source. That will enhance security hugely.
    >>>
    >>> geoff
    >>>
    >>>

    >> Do you seriously not know how cryptography works ?

    >
    > Wow - that's "open'.
    >
    > geoff
    >
    >


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Security_through_obscurity#Arguments_against
     
    victor, Jan 22, 2010
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  6. Lawrence D'Oliveiro, Jan 22, 2010
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