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Re^2: Comment Stripper script for unix

by coreolyn (Parson)
on Jun 14, 2004 at 15:10 UTC ( #366572=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: Comment Stripper script for unix
in thread Comment Stripper script for unix

This is an annoying trend that's driving me nuts where I work to.. Somehow they are justifying it in the name of security. ( Even to the point of stripping comments from all applications.)

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Re: Comment Stripper script for unix
by Abigail-II (Bishop) on Jun 14, 2004 at 15:34 UTC
    I tend to ask people to elaborate on that, and ask them to explain how this is helping security. I also might point out that $ > /secret/file works even better (sure, it has some side-effects, but isn't security important enough that we can justify some side-effects?)


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[hippo]: Thanks for that. I had rather supposed that Nvidia had moved on over the last 15 years but apparently not so much.

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