Re: FYI... press release

Kenneth C. Jenks (
Wed, 31 Aug 94 13:04:56 -0600

In response to:

I wrote:
>>That's just screaming out to virus makers, "Yo! A new, sexy

>>infection vector!" This technique will have to be treated with

>>EXTREME caution.

Mike replied:
>How so? This system uses a remote process server that maps its output

>into the local Web client's document space. A single local module

>handles all remote "program objects." There is no way that a virus

>could enter the system, since no new code is being run on the local


I misunderstood. I thought the embedded program onjects were being run
on the local system.

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Suspended animation, A state of bliss
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Tongue-tied and twisted just an earth-bound misfit, I"
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