Stephen Frost wrote: > * Scott James Remnant (email@example.com) wrote: > > > It's pretty simple really. You're going to find out at the same time > > > either way, it's just that in the first case there will be a package > > > ready when you find out and in the second case there won't be and you'll > > > have to wait for one. > > > > > > So, which would you prefer, for there to be a package ready when you > > > find out, or for there to not be one? > > > > > >From a user point of view, the latter. I'd rather pull a service down > > because of an exploit, and wait for a package than to not know about an > > exploit for one of my systems. > > No, you don't understand. The user is going to find out *at the same > time*. At the time the user finds out there can either be a package > ready, or not. I don't believe any user would pick not. > Most users who care about their machines getting hacked tend to read things like CERT and Bugtraq. Think "ISP" as an example user. Scott -- Scott James Remnant Have you ever, ever felt like this? Had strange http://netsplit.com/ things happen? Are you going round the twist?
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