[Fwd: Re: X-windows security in Gnome]

Kevin Steves kevin at atomicgears.com
Sat May 18 08:05:49 EST 2002

On 17 May 2002, Gregory Leblanc wrote:
:This is from a security discussion on one of the GNOME lists.  Jim is
:one of the original X11 people, for what that's worth.  I just thought
:I'd try to tempt some folks here into looking at doing ssh and X
:integration "right".

I'm not really certain what Jim is referring to.  From an X11 purist
standpoint we should use Xlib, Xau and maybe other X11 libs to do some of
the stuff we do to make X11 forwarding function, but for security reasons
we do not.

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