>>>>> "MM" == Mark McLoughlin <mark at skynet.ie> writes:
MM> On 26 Apr 2001, Paul J Collins wrote:
>> >>>>> "JW" == Jerry Walsh <jerry at aardvark.ie> writes:
JW> This is going off track, the go-gnome installer is insecure it
JW> makes no attempt to BE secure.
>> Since the script no longer appears to be available, I have been
>> unable to download it and inspect it for myself.
MM> I think the point is that you don't know that the script hasn't been
MM> tampered with.
That's the point I was trying make, as part of my point that you could
trust the packages no more than the script not to do something nasty.
I took Jerry's comment quoted above to refer to the script itself and
not its method of distribution.
MM> They could have made their installation instructions a
MM> *little* bit harder and saved themselves the effort.
The only time I installed Helix GNOME, I did it with apt-get. Using
Helix GNOME was a distant second behind upgrading to unstable, but
doing that is not very practical over a modem, alas. I have a plan,
Let's face it, you can't trust any software you didn't write
yourself. See you in five years. I'm off to write an operating
system and mailreader.
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