On Wed, Mar 14, 2001 at 09:33:58AM -0800 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Rick Moen thought:
> The thought of resorting to "xhost localhost", to solve that problem,
> makes me shudder. Security nightmare.
Can someone point me to the reasons why xhost is a Bad Idea (TM)?
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
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