[csw-maintainers] The source code of www.opencsw.org
mwatters at opencsw.org
Fri Jul 24 04:26:17 CEST 2009
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Philip Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 04:29:13PM -0500, Mike Watters wrote:
>> Hi Phil
>> Philip Brown wrote:
>>> On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 05:56:49PM +0200, Trygve Laugst?l wrote:
>>>>> absolutely not "public".
>>>> Why not?
>>> security issues.
>> You are correct, as the code lies currently, there would be severe security
>> issues in publishing the code.
>> however, with a few minor modifications, it would be quite possible.
> And when changes are made in the future, more holes likely open up.
> That is the way of source code.
> Better for security to keep it local-visibility-only, if it doesnt need to
> be fully public.
> It doesnt need to be fully public.
what about a compromise and have either a sourceforge or self-hosted "members
only" subversion,git,cvs,bzr,etc... (pick your favorite version control
software) for the source code.
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger, more complex,
and more violent. It takes a touch of genius -- and a lot of courage --
to move in the opposite direction."
* Albert Einstein 1879 - 1955
US German-born Theoretical Physicist
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