[Mailman-Users] Mailman 2.1.10rc1 has been released
yahoo at jimpop.com
Wed Apr 16 03:56:42 CEST 2008
On Tue, Apr 15, 2008 at 9:44 PM, Brad Knowles <brad at shub-internet.org> wrote:
> Quoting Jim Popovitch <yahoo at jimpop.com>:
> > Fair enough. Where's the release then?
> Dragon is right -- the code is up-to-date and waiting for translation, as
> do pretty much all RCs released by this project.
> > Look, I know you folks are working hard on this, and I certainly don't
> > dis-respect that.
> Actions speak louder than words, and your actions in this case tell me that
> you most definitely *do* dis-respect us.
> Feel free to act in some other manner that proves me wrong.
> > HOWEVER, the process flow needs some re-thinking.
> > You should not publicly release security vulnerability details before
> > fixes are identified for current versions. I can't imagine that you
> > don't already know that.
> I don't care what you think. You don't run this project. We have to
> support a wide variety of languages, and we can't just release an
> English-only version when we think it's ready.
> The best we can do is to put out an RC and tell people what the reasons are
> for wanting to upgrade to this code, so long as they know it's only going to
> be available in limited numbers of languages. Others can wait for the
> updated versions that support their language of choice.
> Each person installing or running Mailman gets to make their own choice as
> to when they're going to pull that trigger. The security notices are out
> there, there is an RC available which addresses them. If you feel the
> burning need to have the latest and greatest code which avoids the more
> recent security issues, then go and install the RC.
> But unless you're putting up the money to run this entire project out of
> your own personal pocket, I'm tired of listening to you bitch at us for not
> following your rules regarding how a release should be done.
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