Rockbox mail archiveSubject: Re: mp3 cutting and pasting
Re: mp3 cutting and pasting
From: Johan Vromans <jvromans_at_squirrel.nl>
Date: Mon, 09 Aug 2004 21:57:44 +0200
Fred Maxwell <rockbox_at_anti-spam.org> writes:
> Most big projects only have a handful of coders, most of whom are
> only familiar with a small subset of the code.
True, but to every coder there are many readers that understand the
code as well.
> Look at Interbase. It was open source for a year before it was
> discovered that there was a back-door account hard-coded into it.
> libpcap & tcpdump were released with malicious code in them.
Actually, this proves that the principle works. The malicious code was
found and eliminated.
> If I install software on a Windows box, I have many tools at my
> disposal to find out what it's doing.
Most of these tools are closed software themselves.
Maybe you should (re)read Ken Thomson's famous article on "Reflections
on Trusting Trust".
Received on 2004-08-09