[jdev] manifesto 0.4

Matthew Wild mwild1 at gmail.com
Thu Nov 7 20:42:32 UTC 2013

On 7 November 2013 19:50, Alexander Holler <holler at ahsoftware.de> wrote:
> "up to date" is the keyword here. E.g. squeeze is still supported but it's
> openssl doesn't support TLSv1.2. And even if it would be EOL, I would like
> it, if I would have the freedom to choose myself, when I stop using it.
> Some people just don't want to buy a new phone every year. And there are
> many legitimate reasons to refuse upgrading a phone, pc or whatever to the
> latest available software versions.

Digital security is undoubtedly akin to an arms race. Using software
that has stopped receiving security updates is undoubtedly a way of
saying you're not interested in being ahead in the race.

But yes, I honestly fully support freedom for people to shoot
themselves in the foot if they want to :)


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