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Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 18:18:41 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: [OT] FD mailing list died. Time for new one

On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 03:48:13PM +0200, Georgi Guninski wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 05:31:30PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> > On Wed, Mar 19, 2014 at 02:58:23PM +0200, Georgi Guninski wrote:
> > > Apologies for posting on list mainly dedicated to CVE's.
> > 
> > I guess you're (partially) kidding.  This list is not meant to be
> > "mainly dedicated to CVE's", it just happened to be that way.  Other
> > on-topic postings are very welcome, and I find postings about other
> > related mailing lists (dis)appearing to be on topic, in part because it
> > affects what topics we choose to discuss in here (and what topics to
> > discuss in other places).
> 
> lol. I was partially kidding and in addition have low opinion of CVE.

Sure.  Even though most threads in here mention CVE, they also contain
plenty of technical info that is desirable regardless of one's opinion
of CVE.  So you could consider treating or ignoring your CVE allergy
(just skip the mentions of CVE, look at the rest of what the same
messages say), and then you might find the content in here useful and/or
worth commenting on (just except for the CVE aspects, which are
obviously not your type). ;-)

Regarding new FD:

> If you ask me there should be no moderation/kickbans.
> IMHO this isn't effective against alleged trolls.
> Back in the time I was against banning n3td3v.
> 
> Maybe some sound daily quota is reasonable though.

Makes sense to me.  I hope whoever chooses to setup the new FD will
consider this idea.

Alexander

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