On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 10:21:07PM +0000, Liam Proven wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 9:36 PM, Lou Katz <ubuntu@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 06:57:38AM +0100, Nils Kassube wrote:
> >> valhalla2100@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> >> > What OS are the google severs and computers using?
> >> People say that their servers run Lunux, but they don't have only
> >> servers and other computers there may run other operating systems.
> >> > I just
> >> > read the headlines about Google tracing a major attack to the
> >> > Chinese.
> >> Well, those were the headlines you found, but if you search a bit
> >> further you can find out that the attacks were possibly exploiting IE
> >> flaws . IIRC, there is no IE for Linux.
> > AHAH! What Microsoft needs to do is to supply and IE for Linux, thus making
> > Linux as insecure as Microsoft products!! [The Ultimate Trojan Horse]
> You jest, but it was originally planned to be a cross-platform app, in
> the early days when Micros~1 planned to outcompete Netscape as opposed
> to just stabbing it in the back then denying everything.
> IE did make it onto Sun Solaris on SPARC. I never tried it myself, but
> I believe it wasn't particularly good.
> And of course it was the official browser in Mac OS X 10.0/1/2 or
> thereabouts. Possibly as late as 10.3.
> So IE has run on several Unix platforms.
> Be careful what you wish for. It might just come true...
Oh, the horror!
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