Re: [exim-dev] exim is dead (was Re: Security issues in exim…

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Author: Peter Bowyer
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Subject: Re: [exim-dev] exim is dead (was Re: Security issues in exim4 local delivery)
On 28 May 2010 08:59, Arkadiusz Miskiewicz <arekm@???> wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 of May 2010, Thomas Hochstein wrote:
>> Nigel Metheringham schrieb:
>> > If there is no one else taking this on then I will build a release,
>> > however I will also document it as being the last exim release as
>> > the development community is unable to sustain further work, so the
>> > only reasonable recommendation is for people to transition to a
>> > mailer that has long term support.
>>
>> That'd be a shame. I'm not a programmer and don't have very much time
>> on my hands, but if there's something I could do to help, I'd try.
>
> You can do nothing to prevent this. Exim author left without a replacement and
> thus exim is dying for few months already. Well, is dead actually and not
> dying.
>
> Little help won't solve the problem since there is no single person interested
> in serious exim development.


Please don't pretend to speak on behalf of the Exim maintainers - a
plan is formulating now to ensure that Exim development (at least as
far as security updates is concerned, and hopefully more than that)
continues.

An announcement will be forthcoming shortly.

Peter


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