[kwlug-disc] given enough eyeballs, all bugs are shallow?

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Sat Jan 9 21:10:16 EST 2010


On Fri, Jan 8, 2010 at 2:52 AM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
>  any other thoughts?  i've always liked the idea of "given enough
> eyeballs, all bugs are shallow," but i don't think it can stand by
> itself.  i think the defense of OSS as being more secure needs more
> explicit points as to *why* it should be inherently more secure.

I'm taking UW's Security and Privacy[1] course this term. If we deal
with this specifically I'll bump this thread, until then I don't have
anything new or non-anecdota/fuzzy-wuzzy to contribute.

1 - http://crysp.uwaterloo.ca/courses/cs458/



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