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Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 14:58:45 +0000
From: Andrea Barisani <>
Subject: Re: announcing oCERT & oss-security to Bugtraq & f-d

On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 06:45:16PM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> Josh,
> Would you be able and willing to start working on the announcement text
> for oss-security now?  We'll be able to combine it with one for oCERT
> later if needed (that is, if it's not too late) - or you can work on it
> with Andrea right away (on this list).  I think I'd announce both
> projects at once at least to the Openwall announcements list.

I announced yesterday on f-d, bugtraq still has to moderate it.

Despite that, a minor mention of oCERT in oss-security announcement would
still be appreciated if there's room for it.


> FYI, here are a couple of relevant news items that are currently up on
> the Openwall website:
> March 1, 2008
> A couple of weeks ago, we have setup the Open Source Software Security
> (oss-security) Wiki, which is the counterpart to the oss-security
> mailing list, and we have the initial content in place by now.  Both the
> wiki and the mailing list are a product of cooperation amongst various
> Open Source software vendors, projects, and researchers.  The purpose of
> the oss-security group is to encourage public discussion of security
> flaws, concepts, and practices in the Open Source community.
> February 17, 2008
> ...
> oss-security is a new discussion and collaboration mailing list for
> people involved with Open Source projects who care about security.
> Thanks,
> Alexander

Andrea Barisani |                Founder & Project Coordinator
          oCERT | Open Source Computer Emergency Response Team

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