Date: Tue, 8 Apr 2008 19:14:56 +0400 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: announcing oCERT & oss-security to Bugtraq & f-d Josh, Thank you for the prompt response. On Tue, Apr 08, 2008 at 10:58:57AM -0400, Josh Bressers wrote: > Probably not this week. I have quite a few more pressing matters to attend > to, and for the limited oss-security time I have, I plan to clean up the > wiki a bit in preparation for a public announcement. OK, that's up to you indeed, and I appreciate your work on the wiki a lot. I just thought that we could proceed with these tasks in parallel to have something ready sooner rather than later. And it does not have to be a "big" public announcement right away - but having some announcement text that this group is comfortable with would be helpful. > I'm not pleased with this unneeded pressure being placed on this group > because of the desire of oCERT. That's not how I see it. We had an opportunity here, which we could use if we wanted to - but we chose not to. That's all. > We also need to sort out the mailing list situation before we can > reasonably expect what will be a spike of interest. We can trivially turn message moderation on for everyone - which is what I will do as soon as we start getting undesirable postings. So I am not afraid of this list being announced on Bugtraq & f-d right now. We can also implement your desired setup, but possibly not right away. > Did anyone disagree with my proposal yesterday? It looks like everyone is fine with it, and I have just responded to that message. Thanks again, Alexander
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