Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2017 22:01:14 +0200 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: Kristian Fiskerstrand <k_f@...too.org> Cc: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: accepting new members to (linux-)distros lists On Sun, Jul 02, 2017 at 09:22:46PM +0200, Kristian Fiskerstrand wrote: > On 07/02/2017 07:27 PM, Solar Designer wrote: > > we could rewrite from scratch and release as Open > > Source the encrypted mailing list software, which is currently an awful > > hack. I wouldn't oppose doing that piece of software development under > > a separate funded project, if capable people were available for that. > > However, I am worried that most teams tasked to work on something like > > this would produce a complex monster, which wouldn't otherwise be > > directly comparable (as in: is it better or worse? is it more or less > > secure?) to the current hack. > > To have it mentioned as part of the discussion at least; has something > like http://schleuder2.nadir.org/documentation/v2.2/concept.html even > been considered? and if considered and found not appropriate, the > rationale for it is likely interesting as well. No, it wasn't considered yet. I vaguely recall someone pointing me at something like it (could be this one) on some occasion, but I couldn't find that e-mail now. Thank you for the link! Alexander
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