[ZF] Need volunteers to work on security issues

Gary Poster gary at zope.com
Mon Aug 7 14:58:39 EDT 2006

I'll volunteer to help (on the Zope 3 side; I don't have the Zope 2  


On Aug 7, 2006, at 1:00 PM, Jim Fulton wrote:

> Occasionally, we discover a security issue in Zope that needs to be  
> addressed in a timely manner.  There is a too-small informal cadre  
> of volunteers who work on security issues.  We need more people  
> involved in this to help get this work done and to give us enough  
> resources to make sure it gets done well, for example, with tests.   
> For obvious reasons, this needs to be a trusted group of people,  
> who are well known within the community.  Also, I'd like to  
> formalize this a bit by creating an identified group of people on a  
> mailing list, so that there is no question of who to send issues  
> to.  Alternatively, I suppose we could use the collectors as the  
> supporters would see security issues.  I'm not sure that collectors  
> have worked all that well for security issues in the past.
> Finally, I think it would be good to get some representation from  
> some of the major Zope projects to that representatives can analyze  
> and respond to the impact on their projects.
> Thoughts?  Volunteers?
> Jim
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