[XML-SIG] xmllib compatibility
Fred L. Drake, Jr.
Tue, 4 Apr 2000 12:49:16 -0400 (EDT)
Rob Tillotson writes:
> For the record, this bug is fixed.
> When I initially made the Debian packages of the XML stuff, replacing
> the standard xmllib and sgmllib package worked just fine, and to my
> knowledge it continued to work. I was not even aware that there was a
I'd have probably considered this "safe" at the time myself, since
the basic intention was for it to serve as a replacement. For some
applications, it's still acceptable.
> In the meantime, I am deeply sorry for the problems this has caused
> and for any public shame it has brought to Debian. I have taken
> steps to make sure it cannot happen again (at least not by me), since
Well, I hope this wasn't the cause for that decision!
Thanks for clarifying the situation; I certainly appreciate the
Fred L. Drake, Jr. <fdrake at acm.org>
Corporation for National Research Initiatives