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Re: CVS access control

From: yap_noel
Subject: Re: CVS access control
Date: Thu, 27 Sep 2001 09:14:47 -0400

>[ On Wednesday, September 26, 2001 at 17:01:25 (-0400),
address@hidden wrote: ]
>> Subject: Re: CVS access control
>> By definition, "security" is about preventing malicious "users" from
>> harm.  It's not about avoiding accidents by careless users.  For
>> would you consider a knotted rope tying my door shut to be any sort of
>> security since it avoids accidental openings?
>This I must pick a nit with.  :-)
>One of the three corner-stones of security is "integrity".  Good
>security not only prevents malicious damage, but also accidental

OK, but I wouldn't consider secure a system that only prevents accidental


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