Re: Okular vs. Acroread.



On Sun, 03 Oct 2010 16:07:03 +0200, David Brown <david.brown@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On 03/10/2010 01:38, notbob wrote:
On 2010-10-02, Todd<Todd@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

http://www.google.com/search?q=pdf+virus

Lights up like a Christmas tree

Chrystonacrutch! I had no idea. Is there anything on an M$ box that
isn't a raging crapstorm?


This is only partly MS's fault. It's MS's fault that an application
like Acrobat reader is able to stomp all over the system, but it's
Adobe's fault that Acrobat reader will do this when asked by the pdf.
Each company has failed to implement their sandboxes and the limits
appropriately.

There is never a reason for *any* document viewer to execute attachments.


Shame on adobe for thinking like microsoft, that seeing some stupidity like
dancing bunnies running around your document is more important than security.

Seems adobe has forgotten the difference between code and data, has been
hiring microsoft programmers who have never understood the difference.
.



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