Re: [fw-wiz] Personal Firewall Day?

From: Devdas Bhagat (devdas_at_dvb.homelinux.org)
Date: 10/07/03

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    Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2003 10:16:58 +0530
    
    

    On 06/10/03 16:50 -0400, Marcus J. Ranum wrote:
    > Crispin Cowan wrote:
    > >I submit that dumb terminals are dead & gone
    >
    > I said we needed to kill general-purpose computing, not go to dumb
    > terminals. Why did everyone assume I was talking about dumb terminals?
    > Basically, I think we need to go to locked-down devices that do all the
    > intesting processing locally but store their interesting stuff on a backend.
    Most people still have just the one system, and that might be connected
    only on a slow and expensive dialup to the Internet.
    *There is no backend*, unless you get one from all vendors agreeing to a
    standard.

    Devdas Bhagat
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