WineHQ: Point to CRN's recent article
fgouget at free.fr
Wed Oct 1 06:23:32 CDT 2003
TechWeb recently published an article titled:
Study Questions Whether Reliance On Microsoft Software Raises
Which was also republished in CRN with the clearer (but more
Experts: Reliance On Microsoft A Danger To National Security
That article, and especially the report, 'CyberInsecurity: The Cost of
Monopoly', confirms what we say in our page on Why Wine is so important
so let's point to it.
Point to TechWeb's article 'Study Questions Whether Reliance On
Microsoft Software Raises Security Concerns'
Francois Gouget fgouget at free.fr http://fgouget.free.fr/
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It is only a matter of time before a more <a
-only way to decrease its impact is to diversify the OS population.
+only way to decrease its impact is to diversify the OS population. This
+issue is now considered serious enough that security analysts are calling
+our reliance on Microsoft Windows a
+<a href="http://www.techweb.com/wire/story/TWB20030924S0008">threat to national security</a>.
Because it is an alternate implementation of the Win32 API and runs on
top of a completely different OS, Wine does not have the same flaws and
thus can provide this needed diversity.
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