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Re: Services I'd like from auric

On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 08:08:26PM +0100, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Sun, Dec 21, 2003 at 01:17:19PM +0100, Martin Loschwitz wrote:
> > > And to answer that, yes, that's right, it's a vote of no confidence.
> > > There's nothing wrong with avoiding the situation where one has to trust
> > > a thousand people in favor of the situation where one has to trust a
> > > handful of them. Better yet, make that a O(thousand) possible sets of
> > > circumstances.
> > 
> > Yes there is. You take people into responsibility for something who didn't
> > do anything wrong in particular.
> Sorry, but that's how stuff works with security matters. Put yourselves
> in their shoes and you'll quickly see that responsible admins can't and
> shouldn't behave any other way.

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin, 1759

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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