Author: Peter Bowyer Date: To: exim-dev Subject: Re: [exim-dev] exim is dead (was Re: Security issues in exim4 local
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
> 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)
An announcement will be forthcoming shortly.
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