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SubjectRe: Breaking system configuration in stable kernels
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Doug McNaught <doug@wireboard.com> said:
> davidsen@tmr.com (bill davidsen) writes:
>
> > Microsoft has actually had two good ideas; the software floating
> > point in the FORTRAN compiler for the 8080 CP/M system (one extra bit
> > of precision) and MS-CHAP to prevent clear text passwords from passing
> > on the net.
>
> Kerberos predates the latter by quite a bit.

And numerical analysis types will tell you that extra precision in
intermediate results is *EVIL* ;-)
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