As the Silicon Valley Sleuth was sleuthing around at the Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 launch tonight in Bostn, I got to speak with Evan Bauer, principal research fellow with the Robert Francis Group. In a previous life he had been a software developer (with DEC, among others) and has contributed to the Linux source code. He revealed the real secret behind Linux high level of security and stability:
"The last code that I contributed to Linux got eliminated in the 2.6 kernel. So you can now safely use Linux."
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