Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2017 13:52:37 -0600 From: Kurt Seifried <kseifrie@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: accepting new members to (linux-)distros lists Ah I misunderstood the backup, I thought it meant people within a distro, not actual distros, I'm fine with a backup distro. As for the tasks I meant 1 and 2 technical, we generally do this work anyways. -Kurt > On Jul 14, 2017, at 12:54, Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> wrote: > >> On Fri, Jul 14, 2017 at 12:40:18PM -0600, kseifried@...hat.com wrote: >> Sorry I thought I'd replied earlier to this thread > > IIRC, you did, but you were not specific. > >> (phone email clients, >> how do they work?) Red Hat will continue to help (let's pick #1 and #2 >> explicitly), > > What's #1 and #2 - do you mean the technical or the administrative tasks? > > Technical are: > > 1. Propose (other) ways to fix, work around, or mitigate the reported issues > > 2. Develop and share fixes, workarounds, or mitigations > > and currently these are vacant. > > Administrative are: > > 1. Promptly review new issue reports for meeting the list's requirements > and confirm receipt of the report and, when necessary, inform the > reporter of any issues with their report (e.g., obviously not actionable > by the distros) and request and/or propose any required yet missing > information (most notably, a tentative public disclosure date) - > primary: CloudLinux, backup: vacant > > 2. If the proposed public disclosure date is not within list policy, > insist on getting this corrected and propose a suitable earlier date - > primary: CloudLinux, backup: vacant > > As you can see, the primary distro for them is currently CloudLinux, and > as discussed in here I'd like each new distro joining to take at least > task 1, unless they strongly prefer something else. There's currently > no backup, so I will gladly list Red Hat as backup here if you confirm. > >> I know we already have more than 2 people on the list so I >> don't think we need to nominate a backup? > > If you're confident you'll fully handle a task without needing a backup > distro, then we may list that as such. Right now, you do have Debian > listed as backup for the CVE tasks, though. > > Alexander
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