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Blog Archive for webmink during September 2003

I commented recently that, while we can each take steps to prevent virus and worm attacks on our computer systems, the biggest threat we actually face is the fact that we have a computer monoculture. Most of the world’s computers run Microsoft’s operating systems, thus most of the world’s computers are vulnerable to the same viruses and worms at the same time. The only way to stop this is to...
In the first posting in her new weblog, Anne Thomas Manes talks about the idea of porting Jakarta to Mono, the project to implement C# and the core of the CLI from .NET on Linux. She says: But from the moment Miguel initiated the Mono project, I’ve been worried about its future potential. I’ve feared that it would go the way of DCOM on Unix. (DCOM is an Open Group standard – and Microsoft...