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Re: [OT] Are security updates necessary?



On Sat, 2008-06-14 at 11:18 -0700, Mike Bird wrote:
> Provided you also don't browse the web, read emails, or accept
> documents from others, then maybe you don't need security updates.
> 
> I still have a few FC3 servers behind multiple layers of firewalls
> but in general I wouldn't recommend living without security updates.

It's not just security updates that you miss out on, with old releases,
but also bug fixes.  Not to mention trying to get things to work with
seriously out-of-date unsupported other things.

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