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Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2017 21:22:46 +0200
From: Kristian Fiskerstrand <>
To:, Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: accepting new members to (linux-)distros lists

On 07/02/2017 07:27 PM, Solar Designer wrote:
> (*) I admit there are things we probably could do better with greater
> effort.  For example, we could rewrite from scratch and release as Open
> Source the encrypted mailing list software, which is currently an awful
> hack.  I wouldn't oppose doing that piece of software development under
> a separate funded project, if capable people were available for that.
> However, I am worried that most teams tasked to work on something like
> this would produce a complex monster, which wouldn't otherwise be
> directly comparable (as in: is it better or worse? is it more or less
> secure?) to the current hack.

To have it mentioned as part of the discussion at least; has something
like even
been considered? and if considered and found not appropriate, the
rationale for it is likely interesting as well.

Kristian Fiskerstrand
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