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    SubjectRe: TO HELL WITH IT THEN......(re: disk-destroyer.c)



    THANK YOU RYAN!!!!!!!!!

    On Fri, 21 Jul 2000 wrote:

    > Alright, actually, after having a cup of coffee (most of which ended up
    > on my keyboard :( ), I fully agree with our poor misunderstood friend
    > Andre. If something is providing access to something at a protocol level,
    > it is its job to make sure that the protocol is not violated.... imagine a
    > TCP/IP stack that let you send invalid packets, that wouldn't go over too
    > well.
    > Violations of the ATA specification should be prevented, if not for
    > protection from users shooting themselves in the foot (I still fail to see
    > this as a threat, BTW), just out of plain old fashioned correctness. Hell,
    > I'd be willing to code a patch for it at this point if I knew what the
    > fsck I was doin'...
    > Cheers,
    > Ryan

    Andre Hedrick
    The Linux ATA/IDE guy

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