Re: Services I'd like from auric
On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 02:32:56PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt 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."
Except that we aren't really talking about essential liberties or temporary
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