• Subject: RE: Webservers - IIS, etc.
  • From: D.BALE@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2001 09:01:00 -0500

Brad,

Uh, the "righteous" side??? <g>

<do i send this, or do i not... do i send this, or do i not... do i @@@!1111
aughhhhh!!>

Dan Bale
IT - AS/400
Handleman Company
248-362-4400  Ext. 4952

-------------------------- Original Message --------------------------

Depends on your point of view, ie, who's side you were one.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: D.BALE@handleman.com [mailto:D.BALE@handleman.com]
> Sent: Friday, January 12, 2001 2:39 PM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: RE: Webservers - IIS, etc.
>
>
> Interesting analogy.  Goliath was the menacing giant of the enemy.
>
> Dan Bale
> IT - AS/400
> Handleman Company
> 248-362-4400  Ext. 4952
>
> -------------------------- Original Message --------------------------
> >>Ever occur to the anti-Microsoft zealots that, just
> _maybe_, more people
> >>attempt to hack the IIS rather than, say, Apache.
>
> >Maybe it's that "path of least resistance" theory?
> Wanna bet how many people have tried to hack Apache or FreeBSD?
> It may very well be that hacking MS is the path of least resistance.
> But I think that it would be tough to deny that it's also a case of
> "let's just pile on the easy target".  And why are they the
> easy target?
> Because the market decided and they won.  Or because Gates is
> too rich?
> Or because the gov't is after MS?  Regardless of the reason, it's
> David vs. The Goliath, and everyone seems to always pull for David.
>
> What is more likely to raise more eyebrows in the
> general press - hacking MS or FreeBSD or Apache?
> MS of course.  Why?  Because their Goliath.
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