[Fwd: IP: Fact Sheet on Export Controls on High PerformanceComputers]
toon at moene.indiv.nluug.nl
Fri Jan 12 08:10:02 PST 2001
"Robert G. Brown" wrote:
> Sorry, this triggers a patented rgb autorant. Hit "d" now if you could
> care less about nuclear controls...;-)
> ...Still here? Great. Well. Let's see...
> The problem is that quite a lot of the software that can be used to
> build a bomb is, at heart, totally generic numerical code.
And, if you're totally incapable of holding the slide rule "right end
up" there's always the possibility of driving a truck full of fertilizer
down to a building and blow it up [this slightly simplified for the
Slashdot crowd reading in on this mailing list].
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