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RE: Re: product liability (was: Virus Update)
I guess that they've fullfilled theor promise now, don't you? There is very little training time necessary to write such code for Windoze. <grin> > Shawn McMahon: Tuesday, May 09, 2000 2:45 PM > > On Tue, 9 May 2000, Jim Mercer wrote: > > it is not enough to say that people don't have time to read > and/or patch their systems. > > > > that is like saying that there is no time to train school > bus drivers, just send them out to pick up our kids. > You're talking about a product sold under the advertising promise that > little to no training is necessary, and with default behavior > that makes it > TRIVIAL to write crap like this. > > Not just possible; not even easy, but TRIVIAL. Any high > school kid with a > couple of "Idiots Guide to Visual Basic in 21 Days for > Dummies" books under > his belt could have written this, and if he'd had a class on > programming > he'd have written better code than this piece of crap.