Tag Archives: open source

BHM File Format release 0.3b

I have made a new release of the BHM File Format project. In release 0.3b there have been some minor code refactorings and bugfixes, but the most important new thing is the BHM Visualizer tool: This C# application (which should … Continue reading

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GnuTLS: Just because people can read the source, doesn’t mean that they do

I don’t want to spend too much time on this topic… Just want to get this out there. As you may have heard, a vulnerability was discovered in GnuTLS, because of sloppy coding: http://blog.existentialize.com/the-story-of-the-gnutls-bug.html I want to stress two points … Continue reading

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The myth of linux/open source security

I have tried to warn about the myth that is security in the open source world before. Today there is another big security issue in Linux: http://arstechnica.com/security/2013/05/critical-linux-vulnerability-imperils-users-even-after-silent-fix/ As the article points out: the problem is not just the vulnerability itself, … Continue reading

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More thoughts…

Shortly after I wrote the previous blog, someone pointed out another programming blog, similar in nature to Mike Taylor’s. This is “Programming in the twenty-first century” by James Hague, a ‘recovering (games) programmer’, as he describes himself. In a similar … Continue reading

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Apple’s OS X is NOT linux!

Because of all the recent news on Valve’s linux and OS X support for Steam and Source, I keep reading that same old misinformation again. So I repeat: Apple’s OS X is NOT linux! I’ve written a blog on the … Continue reading

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