making <description> optional

Tom Rhodes trhodes at
Wed Aug 25 11:05:57 PDT 2004

On Wed, 25 Aug 2004 11:33:34 -0500
Jacques Vidrine <nectar at> wrote:

> On Aug 23, 2004, at 10:10 AM, Oliver Eikemeier wrote:
> > I have a supplementary databases that are as much `personal' as vuxml 
> > is. The portaudit text database has been announced and documented as 
> > mentioned in a previous discussion.
> I'm sorry, I couldn't find that text (`Please contact [...]') anywhere 
> in portaudit.txt or related files.  Now I realize that is generated in 
> the pages at ~eik/portaudit.  I think we're on the same page now.
> > Anyway, I think making the entry optional would be the best solution, 
> > but if you prefer a placeholder, we can keep `Please contact the 
> > FreeBSD Security Team for more information'.
> I prefer an actual description, but OK :-)
> > Whatever you like. Simply using dummy values is fine with me.
> For the sake of harmony, let's agree that setting 
> <discovery>unknown</discovery> is acceptable for now.  Gimme a few days 
> to check that stuff doesn't break when processing said entry.

Ok, so we're on our way to closing this entire discussion.  I seen
Oliver's wishlist but have been too busy to reply.  I'll try
to get it done in the next few days.  Thanks guys!

Tom Rhodes

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