Linked by Andrew Youll on Thu 7th Jul 2005 16:44 UTC
Privacy, Security, Encryption A serious security flaw has been identified in Zlib, a widely used data compression library. Fixes have begun to appear, but a large number of programs could be affected.
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RE[3]: Ubuntu Fix
by Clinton on Thu 7th Jul 2005 20:33 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Ubuntu Fix"
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The original poster said that this problem with zlib showed the failures of open-sourced software (or something like that).

The poster you are replying to then ask him if he viewed security flaws in Windows (a closed-sourced product) as failures of the closed-source development model.

Does that help?

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