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Subject: Re: Question on defaults
From: Dave Wolfe <dwolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 1997 16:03:33 -0600 (CST)
To: nowhere @ chaos . taylored . com (Chael Hall)
Cc: Geoffrey . Day @ utas . edu . au, majordomo-users @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <Pine.BSF.3.95.970326153516.17305D-100000@chaos.taylored.com> from "Chael Hall" at Mar 26, 97 03:36:36 pm
Reply-to: Dave Wolfe <david_wolfe @ risc . sps . mot . com>

[ Chael Hall writes: ]
> 
> Well my problem with defaults is that who_access defaults to 'open.'  This
> is a big mistake in my opinion.  All I did was convert to the latest
> version and now all of my lists are insecure.  I didn't notice until I was
> culling the logs and saw a bunch of successful who requests.

I think it's always been stated that when updating .config files one
should immediately fetch the config and check it over. The defaults are
set for maximum compatibility with previous versions.

-- 
 Dave Wolfe


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