8 posts • joined 11 Oct 2010
Google Gears wasn't a pile of social network-ey "Web2.0rhea". It was the prototype sandbox for a whole load of nifty client-side things, many of which have now made their way into the HTML5 standard. Like localStorage, for instance.
Disk traffic trumps voice. Voice is still soft-realtime, but people won't notice a 5ms delay in their voice traffic. You darn well will notice sluggishness if someone adds 5ms extra delay to every disk seek.
3DES is just fine, Michael.
No, SSL 3.0 has exactly the same issue that TLS 1.0 has.
You can think of TLS 1.0 as SSL 3.1 if you like. They're very similar. The name changed when it went from being led entirely by Netscape to being a standards-committee process.
Re: "And how come no 2.3 already?"
2.3's stable release was only just this month. That isn't *nearly* enough time to put it (and all of LG's inevitable customisations to it) through anything like proper QA testing on the device.
No love for software hippies?
'Whenever someone starts waving "standards," it is always a prelude to war.' - are you sure about the 'always' here? I mean, there are software hippies like the nonprofit Apache and Mozilla people, and they both seem to be pretty keen on standards.
You don't need to connect systems to the 'net for them to become compromised. Stuxnet has spread largely through infected USB sticks.
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