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From Mark Thomas <ma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Security mailing list
Date Sun, 17 Dec 2017 11:14:13 GMT
On 15/12/2017 11:13, 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 security@commons.apache.org,
> preferrably with subscription limited to private@ members, and
> security@apache.org subscribed automatically. (In theory, we could
> subscribe selected committers, too.)

+1

Works for me.

Mark

> 
> 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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