Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 12:44:03 +0100 From: Thomas Klausner <wiz@...BSD.org> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: running the distros lists Thanks for the clarifications, but this still leaves many questions open for me. On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 06:53:04AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote: > What I'd like to be happening is for some list member(s) (not too many > of them) to be proposing a CRD for each reported issue on the day it is > reported. Then those member(s) need to stay on top of all open issues > and ensure the CRDs are met (if necessary, adjusting the CRDs as long as > the list's limit permits). Quite often, this will involve negotiations > with other list members, with the reporter, with upstream(s), and with > various other parties (such as related projects and distros who are not > on the list). Yes, this does sound CERT'ish. ;-) Does this person contact upstream(s)? If not, who does? Does this person contact downstreams? Or are they assumed to read distros@? What if an up- or downstream claims to need longer (confer a recent issue)? When CRD happens, who publishes what where? Or is it just a free-for-all afterwards? Just off the top of my head :) Thomas
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