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!"
netpython
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2005-07-06

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
sooner.

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)
Affected:win2000,XP,win2003

http://www.eeye.com/html/research/upcoming/20050329.html

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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