Wich POP3 server

Res res at ausics.net
Thu Apr 19 10:36:27 IST 2007

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Where did I say they were all security bugs?

I said _stability_ .... big difference, some of them might have been 
security related as well, cant recall, I lose count when I see RC's every 
few days.

also I can put a anything on my softwares site as well,  hell even 
microsoft touted vista as most secure, yet had security bulletin issued by 
CERT within 2 weeks of release.

On Thu, 19 Apr 2007, Rob Sterenborg wrote:

> Res wrote:
>> On Wed, 18 Apr 2007, Scott Silva wrote:
>>> Dovecot was blowing away wu imap way back at 0.99!
>> It's one thing to have speed, I agree it is fast, but whats
>> the point of being fast if it fails stability, I'd take a slower
>> more robust setup over a lightening fast problematic daemon any
>> day of the year.
> Not wanting to advocate any POP server (I don't have experience with POP
> servers in a large environment; I'm just using the IMAP feature for
> myself and a few others), the Dovecot website says this:
> - "Fri Apr 13 15:00:09 EEST 2007
> Released v1.0.0. Finally, after almost 5 years of development."
> - "Dovecot's design  and implementation is highly focused on security.
> Rather than taking the traditional road of just fixing vulnerabilities
> whenever someone happens to report them, I offer 1000 EUR of my own
> money to the first person to find a security hole from Dovecot."
> Nowhere it's mentioned that a security hole has been found: my guess is
> that none is found yet, so the 1000 Euro fee should still be available.
> (Well, v1.0.0 is only 6 days old so it would have been bad it one was
> found already.)
> When was the last time you actually used Dovecot?
> If you really think it's still full of holes (there "must" be because I
> don't know any software that hasn't got any bugs) then, by judging your
> posts here I guess you would be one of the people who can find them.
> Maybe you should try and find one so you can cash the 1000 Euro... ;^)
> Grts,
> Rob
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