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 Debunking Common GNU/Linux Myths

The Jem Report brings us: Debunking Common GNU/Linux Myths.

"That being as it is, most of the popular and oft-used open-source projects subject themselves to regular security audits where several experienced programmers review the source code to ensure that there are no security holes. If any are discovered by this audit or by a bug report or other method, patches appear almost instantly to fix the problem. Since users don't have to rely on a single vendor for patches, the work is done much faster and more efficiently. Opening the source code to universal peer review makes programs more secure, not less. More eyes seeing the code means more flaws are caught before they become a problem."

 (Submitted by Noel Tue Feb 24, 2004 )


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