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Re: [Full-disclosure] Two MSIE 6.0/7.0 NULL pointer crashes

From: Christian Sciberras <uuf6429_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Jan 20 2010 - 18:36:46 GMT
To: Dan Kaminsky <dan@doxpara.com>


Yeah. Right. Riiiiight.
In your dreams, my friend.
Speaking of Firefox and open source software, firefox crashes once in an hour (and even more with flash in it). I'm developing an app for linux, the PC at work can't run a single version of linux (I tried the major 4 distros namely, ubuntu, fedora, suse and knoppix) each of which didn't work do to different but equally degrading bugs.

On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 7:25 PM, Dan Kaminsky <dan@doxpara.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 20, 2010 at 7:00 PM, <Valdis.Kletnieks@vt.edu> wrote:
> > On Wed, 20 Jan 2010 10:38:34 EST, James Matthews said:
> >
> >> Why doesn't microsoft throw some of it's weight behind Mozilla and ditch
> IE
> >> forever. It doesn't suit their image.
> >
> > Unfortunately, the PR doesn't work that way. Do you really want to be
> buying
> > an entire operating system from somebody who just admitted they can't
> even
> > produce a workable browser with all their resources?
> >
> > (Note this works differently in the Linux world, where the kernel crew
> doesn't
> > even pretend to write browsers, and the Firefox crew *just* does
> browsers, and
> > somebody else *just* does OpenOffice, and distros (for the most part)
> just worry
> > about integration issues, and everybody only claims to do their little
> part
> > well)
>
> Seriously. I mean, just look at Linux, Firefox, and OpenOffice.
> Pristine code, not a single security vulnerability between them :)
>
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