[php-maint] Bug#668067: Bug#668067: Bug#668067: [php5-common] Nonsensical part about configuration known to be inherently insecure in README.Debian.security

Filipus Klutiero chealer at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 20:22:59 UTC 2012

On 2012-04-09 16:06, Thomas Goirand wrote:
> ----- Original message -----
>> Hi Thomas,
>> On 2012-04-08 17:29, Thomas Goirand wrote:
>>> ----- Original message -----
>>>> If you want to be helpful, answer the question, or better yet, fix
>>>> the text, don't just close the report.
>>> Filipus,
>>> ultimately, it's the maintainers decision here.
>> What?
> It's the maintainers decision to decide the faith
> of a bug report, to change severity, or to close
> it if he sees fit.

What makes you think so?

>>> Please don't do bug tracker system ping-pong
>>> without at least providing a new text!
>> I'm not sure what you mean, but I can't recommend a new text. I am not
>> in the mind of the person who wrote this. I do not know what he meant.
> I really think it's clear enough. What part you
> don't understand exactly?

I already asked a question showing what I don't understand:
> How would the PHP interpreter be a
> configuration known to be inherently insecure?

> You've been critic about
> it, so I thought you could rewrite. Maybe you can
> rewrite with your own words what you understand and
> ask for more insights on parts you don't, so that
> finally, we have something clear enough?

I already asked. But I also suggested some approaches that could fix:

> The whole list is
> presented as configurations known to be inherently insecure. Please
> either remove those which are not about configuration, present the list
> differently, or clarify your understanding of what "configuration" means.

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