Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2008 10:12:38 -0700 From: Vincent Danen <vdanen@...sec.ca> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: list archive * [2008-02-19 01:32:36 +0300] Solar Designer wrote: >> >The archive of this mailing list is now public on the web: >> > >> >http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/ >... > >On Sun, Feb 17, 2008 at 09:17:04PM -0700, Vincent Danen wrote: >> Have you requested any other 3rd-party archiving sites to archive the >> list too? > >Not yet. > >I was thinking that we should get started first, with the list and the >wiki wide open like they are now, then decide on how we want to tighten >things up and do it, and only after that try to gain greater exposure. Fair enough, makes sense. >> The reason I ask is that the archive there isn't the friendliest in >> terms of easily scanning or viewing messages (like a mhonarc-based >> archive or MARC or something). > >Yes, I am sorry about that. This is my "blists" software that got stuck >in an early development stage (no time), with many desirable features >yet to be implemented. It works off indexed mbox files, in case you're >curious - just two files per mailing list (the mbox and its index). Ahhh... ok, gotchya. It's not bad, you just need to hunt around a lot to get anything useful out of it. >This list should definitely be submitted to Gmane and MARC, maybe to >some others as well. I am just not sure whether it's time to do that. Ok. >> Just curious if anyone has done so or if I should go ahead and do it. > >I think I am the one to do it since I will need to provide the mbox >with past messages - and I am willing to do it if/when the most active >list members (including you) request that. Just have in mind that this >might result in us having to turn on subscription and/or message >moderation and disallow wiki editing by new users a bit earlier. Ok. So leave things open for the time being so we don't hassle the folks that should be here from the get-go, then clamp down on things later (in a few weeks?) and send in the requests? I think when we "open the doors" more, we should disallow wiki editing for new users and moderate who gets to edit, etc. -- Vincent Danen @ http://linsec.ca/ Content of type "application/pgp-signature" skipped
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