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Re: Front Page bashing a la Max
From Wayne at Frequent Flyer & VacationMiles Awards by HMI, Inc. on 20 Dec '98
replying to Re: Front Page bashing a la Max posted by Jim

Can any deadlock folks (or others) recommend any easy to use
html editors, i.e. not FrontPage?






>>Looking over the convoluted code of Front Page sites,
>>I find no obvious security breaches.
>
>No, the security breaches aren't in the HTML code, it's just plain
>ugly.
>
>>May we gather that Front Page designed sites are in
>>no way a security hazard - rather it's the act of setting
>>up a Web server to accommodate FP pages that creates
>>the hazard?
>
>Precisely.
>
>>If so, is it a general matter of how FP accommodation
>>forces the administrators to configure the server, or
>>specific keyholes?
>
>If you know FrontPage well enough, you can close the breaches quite
>easily. The trouble is that FP is marketed to people who don't know
>a hell of a lot about it, so they just go with the defaults,
>whereupon FP happily configures the server with the front door wide
>open. Well, that's what I've heard, anyway, I can't confirm it first
>hand because you'd have to chain me to a chair and pull my fingernails
>before I went anywhere near it...
>




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