[SpamCop-List] Re: More Mozilla security flaws
ric.gates at bigsleep.org
Sat Jul 31 03:17:38 EDT 2004
On 30 Jul 2004 eddie entered spamcop and left
news:pan.2004.07.30.16.06.02.335000 at eddie.web:
> In a way, it's good. With Mozilla picking up a bit of the browser
> "market" any flaws will quickly be exposed. The difference is that
> Mozilla will probably fix them nearly instantly, whereas MS takes a
> month to react. Nothing on the net is secure, AFAIAC, but Mozilla is
> still safer than IE, and almost any OS is more secure (but not
> necessarily better) than XP or earlier versions of MS OSs.
Because anyone can write a patch for Mozilla. If you find a bug, you can
fix it yourself, then submit the patch to the Mozilla Foundation and they
can accept it or not. Others can look at your patch, and make corrections/
There are often many ways to fix things, or add new features, you don't
some simple XUL will do what you want.
Everytime I upgrade I add my own little custom patches.
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