Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th Jul 2005 13:58 UTC
Microsoft As part of its monthly patching cycle, Microsoft shipped three security bulletins, all rated critical, including patches for a bug in the JView Profiler (Javaprxy.dll) that was being exploited via the IE browser.
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by suryad on Thu 14th Jul 2005 08:49 UTC
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2005-07-09

just because a lot of people are looking at the code and you are producing better code as a result...I can buy that argument...but considering that FF is open source, it still has an awful lot of bugs...and being written with newer technology I am assuming that was IE 6. So that means MS coders are not bad coders...the bugs that MS have according to your logic then is because the code is close source and not open source. Correct?

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by raver31 on Fri 15th Jul 2005 17:10 in reply to "..."
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2005-07-06

No - follow my logic here.....

Microsoft has a bug in their software, but no-one can check the close-sourced software, so no-one has spotted the bug. Microsoft do not have to waste time and resources fixing the bug, until someone spots it.

FF being open-sourced, is open for people to find bug, it is open for people to submit bug-fixes.

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