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Date: Thu, 4 Aug 1994 13:29:24 -0700 (PDT)
From: Brian Behlendorf <email@example.com>
Subject: Re: TECH: Passwords, hidden places and VRML.
To: Linas Vepstas <firstname.lastname@example.org> Cc:
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On Thu, 4 Aug 1994, Linas Vepstas wrote:
> > Web *will* be evolving better security systems fairly rapidly --
> > they're necessary in order to get a lot of commercial applications up
> > and running, and nothing drives technology quite as fast as money...
> Yes, agreed. Hopefully someone is working on security on the net. Again,
> I'd rather stick to the 3D and adopt whatever standard emerges for security.
> If someone wants to do a neat CGI hack for 3D mazes ... go for it. I don't
> think this needs standardizing at this point.
> Anyway -- anyone know where/how/who/when the security discussions are
Security, like addressing, is an issue we don't have to worry about;
several institutions are working on implementing strong security into
WWW transactions, and within a year or so strong security will probably
be built into most Internet communications.
There's a www-security mail list; send mail to
Lets just hope that the security will not include the "CLIPPER" chip. :-<(