Re: Bug#560863: ITP: lamson -- The Python SMTP Server
Heiko Schlittermann wrote:
> FYI, from the FAQ of lamson:
> Debian and CentOS are notorious for being dinosaurs. Both distributions of
> Linux suffer from the false rationale that older software is more stable and
> secure. The reality is that the stability or security of a piece of software is
> not a function of its age, and in many cases the newer versions of software
> will typically fix many stability and performance problems. Despite this fact,
> these two variants of Linux are notorious for back-porting patches from later
> versions to older versions rather than just using the newer version.
Sounds like one wants to check with the upstream what their plan to handle
security issues is.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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