[SATLUG] the evil bit

Jon-Pierre Gentil jgentil at sebistar.net
Sat Oct 8 12:51:54 CDT 2005


On Saturday 08 October 2005 06:57 am, Rick Opper wrote:

> There are a number of ways in which the evil bit may be set.  Attack
>
>    applications may use a suitable API to request that it be set.
>    Systems that do not have other mechanisms MUST provide such an API;
>    attack programs MUST use it
>
> Are hackers, pirates, and people writing other malicious stuff actually
> going to tell everyone that they're "evil"?

T'is supposed to be a joke, my friend.

Much like the RFC for Packet Transmission by Carrier Pigeon.

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