ports/132800: vuxml submission for net-im/ejabberd

Mark Foster mark at foster.cc
Fri Apr 17 15:51:32 UTC 2009

I'm following up regarding this apparent maintainer timeout. It's not my 
intention to place blame, but to me it is unacceptable that important 
security (vuxml) updates are sometimes blocked by unresponsive 
maintainers. It is not in the best interest of the users or FreeBSD to 
let these things slip.

The vuxml updates should be reviewed & committed without waiting on the 
maintainer of the port. Perhaps a simple non-blocking heads-up (Cc:) to 
the maintainer is more appropriate. Once publicized, the security 
notifications (via portaudit) become known to a wider, targetted 
audience. This establishes an important feedback loop as opposed to 
keeping the problem a "secret", since the users are more likely to 
either nudge the maintainer for an update to the port or submit one (via 
send-pr) themselves.

I hate rascists.
Mark D. Foster <mark at foster.cc>  
http://mark.foster.cc/ | http://conshell.net/

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