[ubuntu-uk] Ubuntu on the BBC!!!
dmdrummondx at gmail.com
Tue Oct 27 12:57:11 GMT 2009
Dean Sas wrote:
> Daniel Drummond wrote:
>>> 2009/10/27 Philip Stubbs <philip at stuphi.co.uk>:
>> /"Some of the security is through obscurity but it's also better by
>> design," he said./
>> Just doesn't make sense at all. Surely as it is an open-source system,
>> there is no obscurity. I think he means to say that Ubuntu is a smaller
>> target for crackers than some others.
> It makes perfect sense, he said exactly what you said he meant to say.
> Obscurity doesn't just mean the "hidden" or opaqueness. It also means
> little known.
An unfortunate choice of phrase though, considering the negative
connotations it has with respect to security.
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