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

From: George Farris farrisg at cc.mala.bc.ca
Date: Wed Oct 25 20:06:15 EEST 2006
On Wed, 2006-25-10 at 19:54 +0300, David Weinehall wrote:
> 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.

Yes I realize it is far more than an alarm function and in no way meant
to say that what you are creating is trivial, just that it's all been
done before.


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