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Re: Disturbing lack of FE security updates announcements!



On Tue, 2007-01-09 at 13:44 +0100, Axel Thimm wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> top posting on purpose: The thread about whether and how people should
> or should not issue fedora-package-announce [SECURITY] announcements
> drifetd to discussing about who's allowed to edit other people's
> specfiles for fast reaction etc. and faded out.
> 
> The true item of Hans' query remains: Should Fedora Extras security
> announcements be sent to fedora-announce-packages or not? And if yes,
> who writes/sends it, the packager, or is it relayed to a special
> person/group?
> 
> I checked the wiki and found no template to use, if I were to do so
> now I would simply pick the latest announce (from Hans) and modify it
> accordingly. But I'm not sure this is even wanted.
> 
> If the packager, or someone else, is to do these announcements it
> would be nice to have such an announce template in the wiki.
> 
> BTW this is no academic exercise, I'm queuing in mediawiki upgrades to
> fix a XSS Ajax issue, and would like to know whether it will be a
> stealth upgrade, or whether I should start shouting.

I'd very much like to see packagers do this.  And I think it makes a lot
of sense in the new merged world too.  As for a template, I have no
idea.  Pick one for now and we can figure that out later

josh


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