On 26 maj 2007, at 19.19, Bob Olhsson wrote:
> OS-X appears less crash-prone because an application can no longer
> take down
> the entire OS however this has nothing at all to do with basic system
Indeed. But the basic system security is equally "better" presently
and any holes are promptly fixed. Connect a Windows PC or a OS X Mac
to the net and turn the firewall off. I can guarantee the PC will
get knackered first. Even with the firewall on (built in versions at
least) the PC is more exploitable.
> I'm afraid most of what one has available to read about computers is
> rewritten press releases and not actual reporting that was the
> result of
> investigation by decently paid, knowledgeable reporters. The computer
> "press" is a world of exotic press junkets, free hardware and free
> that has often been populated by folks who've made and lost
> millions playing
> the NASDAQ.
Oh indeed. I was active in that marketplace and industry and also
despised of many so-called professionals and their behaviour. I
tended to swim against the tide though :)
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