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Re: update of the security page

On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 02:56:38PM -0500, James A. Treacy wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 12:50:31PM -0500, Michael Stone wrote:
> > We have never (not even once) had a security url that worked between
> > releases. I don't want to pretend that we do unless there's some
> > historical evidence for that.
> > 
> This is not a link for a specific security url, but an apt config
> line for users machines. Not having to change that with each
> release is a good idea.  That security urls don't work between
> releases (and there is little reason they should) is an orthogonal
> issue.

The apt line is what I'm talking about. The structure of the security
site has changed for every release, and apt lines have not been
portable. Maybe we've finally hit upon a formula that we'll keep, but
I'd prefer to watch that happen before advertising it. 

Mike Stone

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