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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Neutral / shared security list ...
Date Tue, 25 Oct 2011 22:22:23 GMT
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 6:18 PM, Simon Phipps <simon@webmink.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 26, 2011 at 12:04 AM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
>
>>
>> Agreed. We need to pick a neutral domain name. office-security.org is
>> apparently free.
>>
>> Some institution needs to buy domain registration. I've been the volunteer
>> registrar for a social groups domain, it is a pain to transition. This needs
>> to be an institution, it could be Team OOo?
>>
>
> I think they are too close to the matter.  SPI exists specifically to hold
> assets in trust - perhaps they would hold the registration for us all?  If
> we agree I'd be happy to volunteer to contact them.
>

At Apache we make proposals and seek lazy consensus, typically 72
hours.  I see nothing urgent here that would make us bypass that part
of our decision making process.

I look forward to reading the specifics of your proposal.  I've made mine.

-Rob


> It's also possible we could ask OSI to do it - Jim Jagielski and I are both
> on the Board at present.
>
>
>>
>> An ISP for hosting the private ML needs to be selected. Dennis suggests
>> that the ASF could be that ISP for free. Could the TDF be the ISP? Isn't
>> that for you to say? I agree it is not the main issue.
>>
>> securityteam@oo.o is migrated to whatever the new list is, and those
>> people start administrating.
>>
>> I think it is very important for the public to know who all of the projects
>> are on the shared ML.
>>
>> Are we done already :-)
>>
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>>
>> >
>> > That is fair to anyone, does not exclude anyone, does not benefit one
>> > over the other -- it's easy, simple, and the best way to go. Sure,
>> > everyone can create own aliases pointing to that list, but the core is
>> > the same, and that's what matters.
>> >
>> > If you folks now start complaining about we don't trust Apache, we can
>> > answer by complaining you don't trust TDF and so on. It's a horrible
>> > waste of time, it's lame, it does not help anyone, and it makes me doubt
>> > we're talking amongst adults, seriously.
>> >
>> > And, really, all this crap being tossed around about trustworthiness,
>> > upstream, downstream, code similarities and insults is worth not even
>> > the digital paper it's written on.
>> >
>> > I made a simple, plain, and easy proposal. Don't make things overly
>> > complicated, folks.
>> >
>> > Thanks for considering,
>> > Florian
>> >
>> > --
>> > Florian Effenberger <floeff@documentfoundation.org>
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>> >
>>
>>
>
>
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> Simon Phipps
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