Being safe on the internet (was Re: Here we go again - ISP DPI, but is it interception?)

Paul Leyland paul at
Mon Aug 9 20:52:42 BST 2010

On Mon, 2010-08-09 at 14:20 +0100, Tom Thomson wrote:

> Of course you can write secure stuff I any language - it's just that
> it's extremely difficult in things like C++ and others of that ilk
> (and you have to avoid use of some of its features)

As has been observed many times over the years, you can write FORTRAN in
any language, and you can write anything in FORTRAN.

In the same spirit and as you note, it is possible (I would say
straightforward) to write secure code in most anything.  All you need is
knowledge, experience and discipline.  Unfortunately, very few
programmers possess all qualities at the same time.


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