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From Marc Slemko <ma...@worldgate.com>
Subject Re: OS Name in SERVER_VERSION (fwd)
Date Thu, 09 Apr 1998 15:06:27 GMT
On Thu, 9 Apr 1998, Michael Parker wrote:

> Wasn't this discussed a while back the the consensus was that it was
> "A Bad Thing" because it told potential hackers what type of OS you
> were running.
> 
> Could be totally wrong, but I swear I've heard this all before.

You have, and that was the conclusion reached.

> 
> Michael Parker
> 
> 
> On Thu, Apr 09, 1998 at 03:21:14PM +0100, Rob Hartill wrote:
> > 
> > I agree with this and the classification: "UNIX" / "NT" / "OS/2" /...
> > seems reasonable and broad enough to be useful for counting purposes.
> > 
> > 
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > Date: Thu, 09 Apr 1998 02:31:03 +0200
> > From: Eli Marmor <marmor@elmar.co.il>
> > To: apache-bugs@apache.org
> > Subject: OS Name in SERVER_VERSION
> > 
> > Well, it is not really a bug... but I think it is going to be
> > important, beginning by 1.3:
> > 
> 


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