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Date: Mon, 04 Apr 2011 00:05:18 -0500
From: Micah Gersten <>
Subject: Re: Closed list

On 04/01/2011 01:03 PM, Josh Bressers wrote:
> Hello everyone,
> This topic has lost focus lately. Rather than let it slip away, I think we
> should go ahead with the simplest solution right now, we can always do
> something different at a future date.
> Openwall has graciously volunteered to run a new list, and they currently
> have some infrastructure in place to do this. The new list can start up
> right away. In this instance, I fear perfect is the enemy of the good. I'd
> rather see something functional in place than nothing.
> Here is the plan for initial membership (this is also approved by
> Openwall).
> Initial members will have had to be a vendor-sec member (no exploders this
> time around). You must reply to this thread, in public (on oss-security).
> We want this to be very public, we have nothing to hide. You must have a
> public gpg key ID included in your reply. The new list will gpg encrypt all
> mail (it does accept plaintext messages though).
> Once we have an initial seed group, we can focus on future membership
> ideas.
> Thanks.
Please add me to the new list, I was a member through the Ubuntu exploder:
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Micah Gersten
Ubuntu Security Team

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