[maemo-developers] [maemo-developers] IMPORTANT: vulnerability in Application Manager, please check your repositories

From: David Weinehall david.weinehall at nokia.com
Date: Wed Oct 25 19:54:11 EEST 2006
On ons, 2006-10-25 at 09:39 -0700, ext George Farris wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-25-10 at 18:57 +0300, David Weinehall wrote:
> > Most of the quirks have been twisted out now;
> > it's almost functional, and our legal department is checking it at the
> > moment.
> This has got to be the saddest statement of our society, the fact that
> the legal department has to check on it.  A simple alarm function, for
> the love of god that sucks.  "Yup we want to release a new clock but we
> have to check with the Lawyers first".  "Oh yeah we realize the clock
> has been around for hundreds of years but.."

It's quite a lot more than that.  It's not only an alarm function, but
an entire event management framework.

> "Ban Software Patents" is the only response I can think of.

Totally agreed.

Regards: David

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