[tpop3d-discuss] whoson protocol

Chris Elsworth chris at shagged.org
Sat, 29 Jun 2002 22:50:31 +0100

On Fri, Jun 28, 2002 at 03:04:35PM +0100, Chris Lightfoot wrote:

> > I would actually quite like to get a bit more involved in a nice
> > project like this one, but first of all I need to understand how the
> > entire existing codebase works, and by the time I've done that someone
> > will have done the patch :) I'll make it a point one day soon to walk
> > through the code and figure out how it all works.
> Please do. Then you can tell me about all the bugs you
> find, so that I can fix them. Or better, you could fix
> them and send me a patch :)

I'll do my best :)
> (Seriously, `real security audit' is on the to do list and
> has been for a long time. The problem is that security
> auditing is both non-trivial and boring....)

Indeed, but examining code by way of doing a security audit is also
the best way to learn it, so by studying it in the first place I might
do a pretty good job of a security audit while I'm at it :)