[maemo-developers] Security Guidance for N800 OS development

From: Zoran Kolic zkolic at sbb.co.yu
Date: Tue Feb 20 18:03:05 EET 2007
> I guess you are missing the point here:


> Usually a nokia tablet does not
> have internet services running. Asking for iptables is like asking for a
> padlock, when your house does not have any doors. In that case the lock
> would not at all improve the security.

Is it necessary my 770 to be authistic?

> So far you have not yet specified *why* having iptables on the device
> would help with the security. If it is just the feeling of "I have
> iptables on the device, it is more secure now", then this is a bogus
> placebo feeling.

Yes. May I get my placebo now, please?

> Arguing without technical arguments will not convince people of your
> need.


> and if you want a 
> firewall on the device, you ought to be able to provide some kind of 
> argument for why it would be useful.

What argument should people provide for all games on all computers in
the world? Listening it should produce change in earth's magnetic field.
There is zillion apps for 770 and iptables need special reason for.
Best regards all (and be happy)


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