> -----Original Message-----
> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of ljknews
> Sent: 02 January 2007 14:20
> To: Secure Coding
> Subject: Re: [SC-L] Compilers
> At 2:18 PM +0000 1/2/07, Peter Amey wrote:
> > [snip]
> > 
> > 
> > We think so!  However, like everything else, it is how you 
> use things 
> > that matter most.
> How you use things may be an "essential" aspect, but so is 
> the nature of "things".  Achieving the same quality by 
> toggling the machine code into the front panel is only 
> possible on a theoretical basis, and getting the same results 
> with a long strand of limp spaghetti is just impossible.


I don't think I was intending to disagree with you!  The right languages
/allow/ demonstrable secure coding.  Conversely, without them, secure
coding is reduced to a fairly weak coding standard level.  


P.S.  Please watch for the unfortunate word wrap in the URL of my
original post.  The broken link still works but goes to thw wrong place!

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