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   Re: [xml-dev] Managing Innovation

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> Many Unix experts sitting here dispute that. 
> They tell me Unix is the most easily hacked operating 
> system they've ever worked with.

With all due respect, Len, I do not believe this.  Unless perhaps your 
experts are conflating a basic Unix system with something running 
turn-key applications.  Unless you're able to provide more information 
(and I could well believe you can't), we'll just have to leave this 
point in open disagreement.

As for the fading dominance of Unix, etc., it's all relative.  You may 
sell big systems, but with revenues around a half-billion, your 100-1 
ratio is a drop in the bucket.  (BTW, I had to use Google to find those 
numbers; using Search on www.ingr.com gets back "index is corrupt"; I 
know your front-end claims to be IIS/4.0, so it's probably safe to 
assume the back-end is SQLServer.  I hope those SQL worms didn't get to it.)

Is there anyone on this list who can say with a straight face that 
Unix-like operating systems are not an important part of the computing 
industry?  Not biggest, not smallest, just important.
Rich Salz, Chief Security Architect
DataPower Technology                           http://www.datapower.com
XS40 XML Security Gateway   http://www.datapower.com/products/xs40.html
XML Security Overview  http://www.datapower.com/xmldev/xmlsecurity.html


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