[tex-k] [rhn-admin@rhn.redhat.com: RHN Errata Alert: Command execution vulnerability in dvips]

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns@cl.cam.ac.uk
Mon, 04 Nov 2002 23:05:26 +0000

> >>>>> "Kevin" == Kevin Cahill <cahill@helix.nih.gov> writes:
>     > Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
>     >>  well, surely, on the contrary. If someone takes on the task of
>     >> making a .deb or .rpm for teTeX, they have an absolute duty to
>     >> understand what they are doing!
>     > That is absolutely ridiculous.  It is just thus attitude that is
>     > driving TeX into disuse.
> Can you explain, please?

took my breath away, too.

probably it's the suggestion that there should be people out there who
are expert in tex *as well as* something else.

as everyone must surely by now recognise, the only path to success in
computing is mr. gates's view of the world, where no-one knows