Was this guy setup for failure by having to meeting google map standards overnight?
No, he was setup to fail by his parents who didn't realize they had named him "Dick Willie".
To which the proper response is:
The problem is the operating system you've chosen Mr. Schneier.
Umm... Windows has a policy kit. Have you heard of it?
Not sure what Fidelity app you're talking about here.
AP7000 >> ALS-COM
.NET doesn't magically stop people from developing brittle, poorly designed software.
True. Not only does it not stop them, it ENABLES them.
Works pretty damn well for that.
Not by the time financial transaction software developers like Fidelity Information Services get a hold of it. How is running a daemon compiled together with it's monitor in a GUI-based
Don't even get me started on MS Biztalk....