Re: [fw-wiz] Personal Firewall Day?
From: Devdas Bhagat (devdas_at_dvb.homelinux.org)
To: email@example.com 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
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