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Re: Another Non-Free Proposal

On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 09:52:47AM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 11:28:20AM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> > We don't provide security support for non-free, to my knowledge.
> Not at the level of main.

At what level *do* we provide it?

> However, we can be fairly confident that a DD won't introduce a
> deliberate security flaw into non-free.

How much does that really buy us?  Isn't that kind of a cold comfort?
It didn't take the introduction of deliberate security flaw into main to
disrupt this entire project[1], resulting in a loss of services to the
developers that still hasn't been completely rectified, and probably
won't be[2].

You can perhaps be forgiving for not noticing this event, given the
extent of your level of participation in the Project[3].

[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2003/debian-devel-announce-200311/msg00011.html
[2] http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-announce/2003/debian-devel-announce-200312/msg00001.html
[3] Message-ID: <20040108160339.N28449@links.magenta.com>

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