[rescue] NeWS

Jonathan C. Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Thu Jan 26 20:13:01 CST 2006

On Thu, 26 Jan 2006, Charles Shannon Hendrix wrote:

>> - you are handing over the keys to your hardware's most privileged
>> mode, allowing whoever wrote that code to do whatever they might
>> happen to feel like with your system.
> Yes, but that's far less likely, and it doesn't happen through an API
> that was deliberately designed to allow it, and it is very unlikely to
> happen from a userland software install like it can in Windows.

Which API entry points, in particular, are you talking about?

Jonathan Patschke    )   "A man who never dreams goes slowly mad."
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