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RE: Networking Pearl Harbor in the Making
- From: Hannigan, Martin
- Date: Mon Nov 07 11:15:26 2005
> On Monday 07 Nov 2005 3:42 pm, Hannigan, Martin wrote:
> > It's an argument for vendor diversity.
> No it is an argument for code base diversity (or better
> software engineering).
> Vendor diversity doesn't necessarily give you this, and you
> can get this with
> one vendor.
How so? Haven't we recently seen an across the board bug in
multiple version of $vendor code?
> Vendor diversity might be a good idea, but for other reasons.
Sure. There are more reasons than one to do it. I was specifically
pointing out that code diversity is a good one - and not forgetting
associated cost and economic impacts as mentioned in a later followup.