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Sender: "Team Ada: Ada Advocacy Issues (83 & 95)" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 00:22:52 +0100
Reply-To: Nick Roberts <[log in to unmask]>
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From: Nick Roberts <[log in to unmask]>
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Of course "Ha Ha" might as well not port it to AdaOS, as AdaOS (if the
sysadmin follows the guide) will not be susceptible to worms.

Good Lord, isn't it just Twighlight Zone that IIS still suffers from 'buffer
overrun' weaknesses (yes that's weaknesses plural)? Write it in Ada and they
vanish! How's that for Ada advocacy?

Nick Roberts

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerhard Häring" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Thursday, October 25, 2001 1:23 AM
Subject: Re: Snowhite and the Seven Dwarfs - The REAL story!

> Dear Hahaha,
> I couldn't execute the program you sent me. My system said:
> gerhard@lilith:/tmp > ./sexy\ virgin.scr
> bash: ./sexy virgin.scr: cannot execute binary file
> Perhaps this is a Windows program, but I can't run it on Wine:
> [...]
> -0-0-p-0-fcd8859-15' has unknown registry 'fcd8859' and character encoding
> err:module:MODULE32_LookupHMODULE tried to lookup 0x4c4c in win32 module
> err:ntdll:RtlpWaitForCriticalSection Critical section 0x408795c4 wait
timed out, retrying (60 sec) fs=01ef
> Maybe try sending it again?
> Would you mind porting it to Linux, or even AdaOS?
> Gerhard
> PS: Seriously, this is a worm, right? Hmm. Maybe I should report this as
> a bug to the Wine developers. I want to be able to run Windows viruses,
> damnit.
> --
> mail:   gerhard <at> bigfoot <dot> de       registered Linux user #64239
> web:    OpenPGP public key id 86AB43C0
> public key fingerprint: DEC1 1D02 5743 1159 CD20  A4B6 7B22 6575 86AB 43C0
> reduce(lambda x,y:x+y,map(lambda