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Re: [Dailydave] oracle on the traces of microsoft ?
From: Dragos Ruiu (drkyx.net)
Date: Wed Nov 24 2004 - 00:15:39 CST
On November 23, 2004 09:42 am, Maynor, David (ISS Atlanta) wrote:
> >No joke. I fully agree. If you've ever spent time rev eng their math
> >related code (including date handling) you'd be afraid... not necesarily
> >form a security standpoint but from a reliability/accuracy standpoint.
> You are making it sound like Oracle is some large multinational company
> with a large customer base and an ethical responsibility to keep that
> base safe. I mean "hackers" only target applications and services that
> are in wide use, come on now, who really uses Oracle. When you are a 3rd
> rate software shop like Oracle who needs to release timely updates,
> nothing important is running on it anyway.
(sorry someone had to make that joke, lest we forget the worst marketing
campaign *ever* :-)
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