Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 21st Sep 2011 22:06 UTC, submitted by kragil
Windows After the walled garden coming to the desktop operating system world, we're currently witnessing another potential nail in the coffin of the relatively open world of desktop and laptop computing. Microsoft has revealed [.pptx] that as part of its Windows 8 logo program, OEMs must implement UEFI secure boot. This could potentially complicate the installation of other operating systems, like Windows 7, XP, and Linux.
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RE[4]: Comment by OSbunny
by Alfman on Thu 22nd Sep 2011 10:22 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Comment by OSbunny"
Alfman
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2011-01-28

lemur2,

"I repeat, it is not possible to put malware into a product using an open source development process."

I really don't want to make a fuss here, but this is the kind of overstated claim that does not take into account all of the possibilities. Could you use less absolute terminology, or at least more qualifiers?

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