[Mailman-Users] any info on this reported exploit?
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Mon Jan 30 11:40:27 CET 2006
At 10:14 PM -0500 2006-01-29, Jim Popovitch wrote:
> Well, I disagree with the current procedure, which based on past emails,
> suggests that no one is kept informed about security concerns, and only
> those that hear about one on their own can get a private response by
> emailing mailman-security.
I think our security record is much better than most other
open-source projects, and I think that we have much more open and
frank discussions between the principal developers and the
wheels-meet-the-road admins, owners, and moderators than most other
We don't deserve to be treated like this, especially not by the
likes of you.
>> But if you can't (or won't) follow the proper procedures, then I
>> think it's perfectly reasonable to ask that you go somewhere else.
> Thanks, I'll think more of you because you think I should go. <sigh>
Frankly, I don't care what you think of me. I care that you are
willing and able to follow the specified procedures, and if you can't
(or won't) do that then you don't belong here.
> Perhaps I am not the stumbling block here.
I think you're stumbling over your own feet. Maybe you want to
take them out of your mouth once in a while.
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little
temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety."
-- Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), reply of the Pennsylvania
Assembly to the Governor, November 11, 1755
LOPSA member since December 2005. See <http://www.lopsa.org/>.
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