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Re: [CD] CD Proposal: VOTE (Voting Requirements)



* Steven M. Christey (coley@LINUS.MITRE.ORG) [000613 04:06]:
>
> 7) If a voting member votes on a candidate for a security problem
>    found in a product owned by a competing organization, then that
>    member's vote cannot be counted towards the Quorum, unless the
>    competing organization has publicly acknowledged the problem.

Thats silly. So if NAI had not acknowledged the problem in Gauntlet
then almost none of the vendor members of the CVE board could vote.
You have to remember that almost everyone is a competitor of everyone
else in this industry. This rule would reduce the number of people
that could actually vote on some candidates drastically.

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Elias Levy
SecurityFocus.com
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