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Date: Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:33:16 +0100
From: Ben Laurie <>
To: Jeffrey Walton <>
Cc: Full Disclosure List <>,
 Arnis <>
Subject: Re: possible backdoor in OpenSSL X509 verification

On 6 September 2013 19:22, Jeffrey Walton <> wrote:

> I've tried to get the Foundation to address these problems with policy
> ("everything must have positive and negative test cases"). No one
> really cared. Then I tried to get them to address it by accepting my
> negative test cases (which broke things in practice). No one really
> cared. Until the project improves their engineering process, things
> won't change.

I'm finding git pull requests way easier to deal with than all previous
known mechanisms for contributing. I care a lot about testing, but like the
"one full time developer" I'm also busy - and mostly not with OpenSSL.
Anyway, give it a try.

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