I am very happy that I don't have to make any business critical Web service calls via plain HTTP and without a reliable messaging protocol layer today. I'd be screwed. On mornings like these, "HTTP is the one and only protocol" purism makes handsome gunwounds in both of your feet.[via teledyn]I didn't know that was a "purism", I thought it was called "stupidity".
Here's one disassembly of the worm and another. [the second via peter kaminksy]
# — 26 January, 2003