Re: Preview of changes to the Security susbystem for 2.6.36

From: Serge E. Hallyn
Date: Mon Aug 02 2010 - 14:05:50 EST

Quoting Christian Stroetmann (stroetmann@xxxxxxxxxxxxx):
> Aloha James, Aloha Kees;
> Ont the 02.08.2010 08:57, Kees Cook wrote:
> >On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 04:41:08PM +1000, James Morris wrote:
> >>On Sun, 1 Aug 2010, Kees Cook wrote:
> >>>Well, at least I'll have something for my summit presentation again.
> >>>
> >>>On the other hand, it's rather hard for me to defend against a private NAK.
> A private NAK against a company's developer's OK
> Where is the difference private and company? I thought that it
> doesn't matter who and what a developer is, and where she/he comes
> from.

That's not what private means in this case. A private nak is one made
in a private email, so that the list - and the submitter - can't see the
rationale. It is problematic because it doesn't really allow the other
party to address the objection.

(No big deal - Christoph has since responded in public.)

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