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Re: [Fwd: Re: How NSA access was built into Windows]

On Thu, 2007-01-18 at 03:44 -0500, Ric Moore wrote:
> On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 10:07 -0500, Lyvim Xaphir wrote:
> > On Wed, 2007-01-17 at 17:59 +0800, Ed Greshko wrote:
> > > Ric Moore wrote:
> > > > Huh, somehow this just went straight to Bruno, so I'm forwarding it to
> > > > the list. 
> > > 
> > > I could think of several places you could have forwarded this...and none of
> > > them would have been to this list.
> > > 
> > 
> > I have to agree.  Prison reform is not something that should be
> > discussed here, where you have a captive audience that is waiting to
> > learn about Fedora-related topics, such as selinux for example.
> Ah... since OAR is to run on Fedora Linux and is an example of how linux
> can be used to do something as a suite of applications that just might
> directly impact your life and your family, as the guy that might have
> entered your home and beat you or yours senseless makes an educated
> decision not to, all because of something that runs on Fedora, it might
> be relevant. Or, maybe not... depending on your level of empathy for
> others around you. 
> We're doing our "proof-of-concept" presentation to NCDOC in the 24th of
> this month. This just might become an inroad for RH/FC into the states
> IT infrastructure as well. So, just how is that not relevant? The
> pricetag to the state(s) is free. Our non-profit is providing this.
> Using linux. The University of Wisconsin is providing a ton of tech
> support. The damn thing still has huge holes in it. :) It seems the base
> package runs better on Windows than Linux out of the box, so me and a
> couple of people are having to fix that as well, before everything can
> be tied together. 
> Nor am I a coder versed in smalltalk / squeak which is the VR package
> we're trying to use, similar to the server for "SecondLife". If I can
> get past the "Proof-of-Concept", it's been proposed that we take it to a
> Juvvie Detention Center. <shudders> ... that's a tough crowd! <shudders
> again> I think it will work though. The methodology to be used and the
> content is already proved to work minor miracles. Once it all comes
> together, everyone will be encouraged to put in their two cents worth of
> whatever skills they wish to contribute. I might be just showing up with
> a bunch of videos showing how it works, (captured from machines running
> Windows, which I refuse to do) if we can't get past the bugs, but I'm
> showing up. That's 99% of success, the showing up. Now you know the rest
> of the story. Ric

I wish you luck with that, then.  In the meantime, I strongly suggest
that you do NOT run

rpm -ev --nodeps libselinux

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"Character is what you do when nobody's looking." - J.C. Watts

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