[Full-Disclosure] M$ - so what should they do?
nick at virus-l.demon.co.uk
Tue Jun 22 01:32:53 BST 2004
Valdis.Kletnieks at vt.edu wrote:
> Actually, just doing that one *alone* (splitting it out so it isn't entwined into
> the OS) would probably do more than anything else. But we're not likely to see
> that happen, not since the Microsoft witnesses swore on a Bible that IE was an
> integral part of the OS....
Yep -- the DoJ defense has many long and nasty tentacles that will
ensure shoddiness and ongoing bad design "decisions" in MS software for
many years to come.
Is this the first major case of "insecurity by enforced legal defense"?
Perhaps our law schools need to introduce a new course: "Software
architecture priciples for Lawyers" ??
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