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SubjectRe: link() security
Once upon a time, H. Peter Anvin <hpa@zytor.com> said:
>Not to mention the fact that the single file mailbox design is itself
>flawed. Mailboxes are fundamentally directories, which news server
>authors quickly realized.

Funny that news server authors realized that storing messages in files
by themselves is a bad idea, while at the same time mail server authors
realized that storing messages together in a single file is a bad idea.
Which one is right? Both? Neither?
--
Chris Adams <cmadams@hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.
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