Re: Did I give up on telnet too easily?
From: Tim Haynes (usenet-20030925_at_stirfried.vegetable.org.uk)
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2003 10:30:30 +0100
Alan Connor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> He's right. Evidence of slap-handed "administration", quite possibly
>> because of a shitty negligent irresponsible attitude, abounds, and has done
>> for years. Under which rock have you been hiding not to notice the small
>> fact that GNU/Linux boxes are wormed every minute?
>>> It is a VERY good idea if common sense is exercised.
>> Yes, it is.
> And common sense tells me to go with my experience and those of others
> rather than than cute and empty rhetoric of paranoids.
Does it also suggest very subtly that maybe your so-called `paranoids'
might just conceivably have a little experience as well?
> Millions of people use telnet and other basic tcp/udp communications and
> exploration programs every day.
What on earth is an `exploration program'? More to the point, why are you
deviating from telnet/nc to `other basic tcp/udp communications', whatever
that may mean? ssh is a form of `basic tcp communiction', the way *I* look
> I am going to keep on using them.
> Run your own machines. I'd say "have fun", but paranoids don't know how
> to do that.
Sweeping generalisation alert.
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