[Fwd: BugTraq - how to coverup the security]

Sean Smith sws at cs.dartmouth.edu
Wed Jul 16 11:17:09 EDT 2003

> I apologise for the snippety email last night,

no problem!

> That is significant!  Was this code not
> folded back into Mozilla?

No, unfortunately.

According to Eileen (who was the lead on this),
it didn't easily fit into things:
- it was not clearly a "bug fix"
- it touched many modules (so it wasn't clear who would own it)
- it changed the UI in a way that some folks weren't happy with


Sean W. Smith, Ph.D.                         sws at cs.dartmouth.edu   
http://www.cs.dartmouth.edu/~sws/       (has ssl link to pgp key)
Department of Computer Science, Dartmouth College, Hanover NH USA

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