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Re: lights are on, no one's in.

From: Access Systems <accessys@smart.net>
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 21:11:36 -0500 (EST)
To: Kynn Bartlett <kynn-edapta@idyllmtn.com>
cc: Jonathan Chetwynd <j.chetwynd@btinternet.com>, w3c-wai-ig@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.21.0111072109380.5085-100000@smarty.smart.net>
On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Kynn Bartlett wrote:

> At 05:27 PM 11/7/2001 , Access Systems wrote:
> >On Wed, 7 Nov 2001, Kynn Bartlett wrote:
> >oh yes, lets help them break into our systems easier
> 
> I'm sorry, I think you're a bit confused.  The CC/PP specification
> does nothing to help people "break into your systems easier"; it
> only provides for the ability to communicate whatever YOU feel is
> appropriate to a server, with the goal of that server being able to
> provide you a better user interface.

ok, I wasn't familiar with the protocols

> I probably know more from your email that would allow me to crack
> your system (if I were that type of person) than from a CC/PP
> profile.  (The fact you're using Pine on Linux through
> smarty.smart.net [207.176.80.102] running, possibly, Sendmail
> 8.9.1/8.9.1? is broadcast in your headers, and is much more
> useful than knowing the dimensions of your display and whether
> or not you have a pointing device.)

of course that information may or may not be accurate in whole or in
part?!

is it paranoia if they really are out to get you?!

Bob

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