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ffm 12-10-2007 09:33 PM

validation of email vs login via web
 
On 12/10/07, (``-_-) -- Fernando <ubuntu@bugabundo.net> wrote:
But ANYONE can just send any comment via email to a Bug report or Answer, by simply replying to a static LP address.
Any identity can be easy forged, AFAICS, and cause temporary missinformation by seeming a legit source of information.

IIRC, you need to sign your bug report responces when sent via email.

Correct me if I am wrong.

-ffm



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Emilio Pozuelo Monfort 12-10-2007 09:47 PM

validation of email vs login via web
 
ffm wrote:
> On 12/10/07, *(``-_-) -- Fernando* <ubuntu@bugabundo.net
> <mailto:ubuntu@bugabundo.net>> wrote:
>
> But ANYONE can just send any comment via email to a Bug report or
> Answer, by simply replying to a static LP address.
> Any identity can be easy forged, AFAICS, and cause temporary
> missinformation by seeming a legit source of information.
>
>
> IIRC, you need to sign your bug report responces when sent via email.
>
> Correct me if I am wrong.

That's only true when reporting new bugs, but not when commenting.

Cheers

>
> -ffm
>
>


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