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Date: Tue, 5 Apr 2011 16:30:37 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: Closed list

On Tue, Apr 05, 2011 at 07:19:08AM -0400, Josh Bressers wrote:
> Not adding Apple to any coordination list would be plain silly. They were
> far more active than most of the distributions.

Yes.  But why do they need to be aware, say, of glibc vulnerabilities
(ones that are in fact believed to be glibc-specific)?

> I'm starting to worry we've created rules for the sake of rules, which
> almost never has a net positive outcome.

What do you propose?  Go back to a vendor-sec style list, open to
anyone who is approved by other list members, and accept the accusations
of being subjective in who we subscribe?  I can set one up alongside the
Linux distros list... then let the senders decide which list they want.

Alexander

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