[rescue] "New" SPARCserver 20
Joshua D. Boyd
rescue at sunhelp.org
Tue Jun 19 11:03:20 CDT 2001
I don't think that you have to install Opera as root, and /etc/shadow
isn't supposed to be world readable (otherwise why bother with shadow
passwords instead of the old school passwords in /etc/passwd method).
On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Dan Debertin wrote:
> On Tue, 19 Jun 2001, Joshua D. Boyd wrote:
> > > > See, around here people don't want to put up with the incompatibilities of
> > > > Netscape and Pine.
> > >
> > > s/incompatibilities/lack\ of\ pointless\ features/
> > No. Netscape has lots of pointless features. It is just that Netscape's
> > pointless features are incompatible with IEs pointless features.
> I should have lowered the focus of that to just cover pine. Yes; Netscape
> is just as bad as IE in terms of bloatedness, although I hear it's a
> better browser.
> Email is textual data. There's no need for a graphical shell around it.
> I can't think of one good thing it adds to the experience.
> > > The lack of a really usable, standards-compliant, open source,
> > > non-bloated, non-crashy, graphical web browser is a real crime.
> > There are numerous web browsers that are free (if not libre) that are
> > reasonably non bloated, non crashy (meaning more stable that whatever the
> > current Mozilla is) and standards compliant.
> Those aren't all of my criteria ;). Freedom-as-in-speech is more important
> to me than getting nice presents (i.e., beer). The fact that we have to
> petition those in control of Opera's source in order to get a NetBSD or
> Solaris port annoys me to no end, although it is otherwise a kick-ass
> piece of software (as far as I know -- it could be riddled with bugs, and
> it could email /etc/shadow somewhere, for all I know. I can't see the
> Dan Debertin
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