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Re: Accepted lynx 2.8.5-2sarge2 (source i386)

Steinar H. Gunderson <sgunderson@bigfoot.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 14, 2006 at 12:15:43AM -0000, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>>>> Martin Schulze has been told more than once that this was not an OpenBSD
>>>> patch.
>>> Could you please tell me why this is such a huge deal?
>> hmm.  I'm given to understand that you don't get annoyed when people
>> are (to be generous) careless with their descriptions of security-related
>> issues. 

> I could understand a certain annoyance, but yelling at them and calling their
> actions â??maliciousâ?? on public mailing lists seems a bit... overblown for
> misattributing a patch to lynx.

hmm - if it were only one instance, you might have a point.
But it's not.  If he's not malicious, the other rule applies (not compentant).
Take your pick.  I don't care, would not have anything to do with Debian if
the package maintainers did this poorly.


Thomas E. Dickey

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