[Purdue-pm] security exploits
Budzik, Michael J.
mikeb at purdue.edu
Tue Jan 20 11:48:04 PST 2009
3rd party confirmation that Dave's memory ain't too bad after all.
<jw138> I remember the SGI meeting.
<lost-pi> remember the /etc/passwd fail?
<jw138> Yeah. It was like the 2nd or 3rd year of Plug.
<jw138> Someone brought in an INdy.
<lost-pi> Not Minga?
<jw138> I think it was that one guy everyone hated.
<jw138> The short uber-smart kid.
<jw138> Dark hair.
<jw138> He was more into the IEEECS though.
I wish I had been there. Tough lesson, but at least he learned it at
From: purdue-pm-bounces+mikeb=purdue.edu at pm.org
[mailto:purdue-pm-bounces+mikeb=purdue.edu at pm.org] On Behalf Of Dave
Sent: Tuesday, January 20, 2009 2:36 PM
To: Purdue Perl Mongers
Subject: Re: [Purdue-pm] security exploits
Budzik, Michael J. wrote:
> That *would* be embarrassing. Let's be clear. If this happened, it
> wasn't at one of the first meetings of Plug. I would remember a fail
> like that, and as the founding VP (1995 *if* memory serves), I can
> assure you that Matt (the founding Prez) never had an SGI box. The
> Prez didn't have an SGI either.
It was PLUG Mark 2. Minga was president.
> I think your timeline (or memory) is off. I'm going to assume it was
> more recent PLUG prez (they don't make 'em like they used to). I just
> wanted to defend Matt's good name.
> Hey, I'm no longer a lurker! Bummer that it was off topic.
> Mike B
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