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Re: [debian-devel] Status of mICQ code audit

Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
> * Glenn Maynard <g_deb@zewt.org> [2003-04-23 03:30]:
> > If someone missed a meeting because a program they installed out of
> > Debian had a time bomb in it, they would be justified in questioning
> > their use of Debian, not just the application.
>  No.  They would be justified in questioning their opinion in their
> usage of _un_stable for critical services without a clue about what to
> do in such a case (like keeping former version (dpkg-repack) or taking a
> look at <http://snapshot.debian.net/> for older packages).

No.  With only very little change (date calculation) the timebomb would
have exploded after the release of Debian was stable for half a year.
It was fortunate that it only happened in unstable (ant not even in testing
due to the glibc conversion I guess).



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