Computer security and liability—my thoughts

Almost three years ago Bruce Schneier posted a blog entry on Computer Security and Liability. Since then he has repeated his opinion several times; one of the more high-profile occasions was in front of the House of Lords. Some people agree, others disagree. Until just a few days ago I disagreed with him on this …

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Are all languages leaky?

Dolio wrote an excellent comment on space leaks for the previous post. I’ve read posts on haskell-cafe before that mentions the concept but I’ve never bothered to ask. Thanks for clarifying the term! Dolio’s comment made me think of something I heard during a lecture on OO at university, with the risk of paraphrasing slightly: …

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I wonder…

After reading some posts in my haskell category of blogs I read I found myself wondering the following: Is cdsmith wondering what the difference is between “requirement phase” and the “implementation phase”? When Bryan talks about space leaks, what does he mean? Is the garbage collector in GHC broken? Antii-Juhani’s description of trampolines and the …

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