Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Aug 2005 14:07 UTC, submitted by sonic1001
Linux Between December 2004 and July 2005, the "defect density" in the Linux kernel has fallen from 0.17 to 0.16 and all serious defects have been corrected, a new report out from code analysis firm Coverity asserts. Defect density declined by 2.2 percent.
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RE: Of course!
by netpython on Thu 4th Aug 2005 16:58 UTC in reply to "Of course!"
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I just wish more companies would follow this route (Novell's move with OpenSUSE is a good example). :-)

Such a interaction can benefit both company and OSS.Development cycles can decrease and most end-users have a better chance of getting newer more advanced features

For the ones who still think MS takes security serious and reacts adequately to new threads have a look at this one:A vulnerability in default installations of the affected software that allows malicious code to be executed with minimal user interaction.(remotely)

MS has been informed in March and is now 68 days overdue.
I would say that's a genuine advantage (not).I have never experienced such an overdue with any Linux distro and *BSD.

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