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  • livelock
    /liv'lok/ n. A situation in which some critical stage of a task is unable to finish because its clients perpetually create more work for... VIEW ENTIRE DEFINITION


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    Orange Book


    n. The U.S. Government's standards document `Trusted Computer System Evaluation Criteria, DOD standard 5200.28-STD, December, 1985' which characterize secure computing architectures and defines levels A1 (most secure) through D (least). Stock UNIXes are roughly C1, and can be upgraded to about C2 without excessive pain. See also {book titles}.