Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2011 07:48:25 -0400 From: Marc Deslauriers <marc.deslauriers@...onical.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Closed list On Mon, 2011-04-04 at 10:51 +0200, Marcus Meissner wrote: > On Mon, Apr 04, 2011 at 09:42:37AM +0100, Mark J Cox wrote: > > >I've subscribed Mark. So we have two representatives for Red Hat (Mark > > >and Josh). > > > > Limiting a distro to two or three representatives is going to make things > > tricky for Red Hat; we have a rather large dedicated security response > > team (as we publish over 300 advisories a year across 70 product/versions > > and have a number of folks dealing with 'incoming' issues spread, and my > > team is dispersed across 9 different countries). If these representatives > > have been very active on v-s and oss-security is there a reason to limit? > > Similar for SUSE. We currently have 3 engineers rotating through the incident > manager role (and myself). Same for Ubuntu. Limiting membership to two representatives would mean a lot of email from the list is going to be forwarded to the other members of our security team. Although limiting membership may seem like a good idea to contain leaks, having to forward email to non-members because of an arbitrary limitation would surely defeat that goal. Marc. -- Marc Deslauriers Ubuntu Security Engineer | http://www.ubuntu.com/ Canonical Ltd. | http://www.canonical.com/
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