Subject: Re: NetBSD US Government Certified?
To: Matt Prazak <>
From: Michael W. Lucas <>
List: netbsd-advocacy
Date: 08/05/2003 13:37:46
On Tue, Aug 05, 2003 at 09:51:53AM -0700, Matt Prazak wrote:
> Isn't CC self-defeating, then, if any change, such as a "service
> pack", requires re-certification?  Perhaps, a logical conclusion is
> that CC is completely worthless for any computer that isn't on a very
> exclusive isolated military network.  Outside of that, it seems to be
> a marketing tool to reel in easy money from well-intentioned--but
> naive--customers.

Not necessarily.

Many commercial applications are not on the Internet.  For example,
several big car companies and automotive-related businesses have quite
a few isolated systems that must qualify for the CC, per company


Michael Lucas,
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