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Re: fixhrefgz - tool for converting anchors to gzipped files



On Sat, 28 Jun 1997, Richard Kaszeta wrote:

> >Exactly. So there is no problem when using web-servers.
> 
> Umm, yes, there is.  I don't want a server running on my machine for
> *security* reasons (and one of the places I put debian machines has a
> site policy against running http servers).  I have enough problems
> with security, denial of service attacks, etc that I don't need to
> aggravate the situation by placing dozens of extra http servers on my
> net.

Just a thought, but it would be possible to make the webserver bind
the the local host address only. To the outside world it would be
exactly the same as if there was no server running at all.

Jason


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