Or how about blame the manager that didn't put money/time into the budget/project for making it secure and the programmer gets told "that will be added in version 2". Aaron Bartell -----Original Message----- From: midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Chuck Lewis Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 12:50 PM To: 'Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries' Subject: RE: Programmer Liability What a clueless moron that guy is David. And I agree with you. And if QA fails, that is the companies fault. Chuck -----Original Message----- From: midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:midrange-nontech-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Gibbs Sent: Wednesday, October 12, 2005 11:01 AM To: Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries Subject: Programmer Liability >From >http://news.zdnet.co.uk/software/developer/0,39020387,39228663,00.htm > Software developers should be held personally accountable for the > security of the code they write, said Howard Schmidt, former White > House cybersecurity advisor, Uh huh ... right. Blame the programmer. Not the vendor that failed to perform adequate QA on the software. Program bugs are inevitable ... that's the nature of things. Those bugs, however, should be caught before the code is released. That's what QA is all about. JMHO, of course. david (who's a developer) -- This is the Non-Technical Discussion about the AS400 / iSeries (Midrange-NonTech) mailing list To post a message email: Midrange-NonTech@xxxxxxxxxxxx To subscribe, unsubscribe, or change list options, visit: http://lists.midrange.com/mailman/listinfo/midrange-nontech or email: Midrange-NonTech-request@xxxxxxxxxxxx Before posting, please take a moment to review the archives at http://archive.midrange.com/midrange-nontech.