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From Gilles <>
Subject Re: Security mailing list
Date Fri, 15 Dec 2017 14:03:07 GMT
On Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:13:12 +0100, Jochen Wiedmann wrote:
> Hi,
> over the last months we have definitely seen our share of security
> related issues. However, I also noticed that we had a tendency to
> loose these threads in the overall noise, resulting in mails like 
> "Did
> anyone reply to the reporter?"
> No, according to Linus Torvalds, that is perfectly fine, because a
> security issue is "just another bug". However, I am not Linus, and
> would like to see these things in a better state.
> As a consequence, I'd like to question how others are handling this.
> Could we have a mailing list, like,



> preferrably with subscription limited to private@ members, and
> subscribed automatically. (In theory, we could
> subscribe selected committers, too.)
> At the very least, this would allow us to create a filter for 
> security
> related messages, thereby concentrate our attention.
> Jochen

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