Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 12th Aug 2006 19:07 UTC
OpenBSD OpenBSD strives to be the most secure UNIX derivation. Design principles, such as code auditing, extensive use of encryption, and careful configuration choices, combine to ensure OpenBSD's secure by default philosophy holds true. This article gives you a close look at the operating system so secure that it was once banned for use in a DEF CON competition, where crackers go after each other's systems.
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RE[2]: Correctness matters
by galvanash on Sun 13th Aug 2006 17:15 UTC in reply to "RE: Correctness matters"
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The "Single Unix Specification" has become about as relevent nowadays as the Common Desktop Environment (CDE)... Very few people care anymore. And really, the only reason OpenBSD and the other BSDs are not already certified is:

a. It costs ALOT of money.
b. The developers dont really care.

The differences between the different BSDs and different Linux distros is in reality quite a bit less than the differences between the different "blessed" versions of Unix... So what is the point of the standard? Posix compliance is much more important and pretty much all the BSDs and Linux manage to be pretty good about that.

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