Re: qpopper [was: what's up with security?]
Anthony Towns wrote:
> Security announcements serve a few purposes:
> * tell users who never (or irregularly) upgrade to upgrade now
> * share the problem/fix with other distributors (or OEMs)
> * give everyone the impression that we're actually resolving issues
> Pretty well all of these apply to frozen & unstable as well as to stable
> (although perhaps they don't apply as well to Mandrake betas). Not everyone
> running unstable has the bandwidth to upgrade everything every day.
Yeah, I think it'd be nice if we could get announcements out for such
fixes. It's lower priority than advisories for fixes in stable, but
there are benefits to doing it, indeed.
see shy jo