Linked by Eugenia Loli on Wed 11th Jan 2006 18:04 UTC
Bugs & Viruses Tests at Microsoft's Linux lab show that counting the raw number of security updates required by the various operating system flavors is not as meaningful as examining the efficiency of the update process.
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Patching process
by oguie on Wed 11th Jan 2006 23:56 UTC
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2006-01-11

Come on people, MS may not be your favorite OS but you have to admit that their patching process is pretty streamlined. (true, in debian is as simple as apt-get update but is that what you call intuitive?)

As long as you can live with the following truths:
1. Windows (as any OS) will always need patching
2. Patches in an OS as widely used as Windows will always take time to be available (10% of the total time will be spent writing the patch, 90% in testing)

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