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J. Paul Reed preed at
Thu Apr 24 09:42:30 UTC 2003

On 24 Apr 2003 at 10:02:32, Gervase Markham moved bits on my disk to say:

> "maintenance".

I haven't spell-checked yet. That comes last.

> > 87406) * New makefile-based installation system (Bug 104660, Bug
> > 105854, Bug 105855, and Bug 105856) 
> Is anyone working on this at all?

I thought Zach was.

> > a package, has finally landed. This bug moves bug mail handling (mail
> > from bug submissions/changes) from the venerable external processmail
> > script, the source of much porting pain and security holes, 
> That seems like an unwarranted slur. What security holes?

As I remember, there were a number of holes plugged over the months due to
the way variables were passed and interpretted on the open() to sendmail in

Do I need to find specifics?

The "porting pain" should be obvious.

> > As part of this conversion, LDAP logins now use Perl's standard
> > Net::LDAP module, which in turn relies on OpenLDAP. This is a
> > departure from using the Mozilla::LDAP modules which were using the
> > Mozilla project's LDAP configuration. 
> That last sentence makes no sense. The Mozilla project has no "LDAP
> configuration"; we don't use LDAP. Mozilla::LDAP is a generic Perl LDAP
> module like Net::LDAP; it just doesn't seem to be maintained any more.

Gerv: I didn't write that sentance. I'm not always the ones that writes the
sentances that make "no sense."

bbaetz: can you clarify what you meant?

> > XUL Chrome should use |content| over |_content|.
> > (caillon)
> Which file did this change? The sidebar? It seems like a Mozilla change.

Yes, the sidebar:

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