Corey Burger corey.burger at
Sat Jun 25 08:09:46 UTC 2005

On 6/25/05, Daniel Robitaille <robitaille at> wrote:
> Corey Burger wrote:
> > That being said, Mediawiki runs one of the 100 largest sites in the
> > world (either by traffic or size). I seriously doubt they are going to
> > let a security issue slip by them.
> the use of a piece of software on a high-visible site doesn't necessarily
> equal high security. (think of past web servers produced by Microsoft...)
> But with that said, Mediawiki is something in use in enough high-visibility
> sites that  I personally think that the main factor deciding to use it or not
> shouldn't PHP security, but if Mediawiki is something  we want or not as an
> application for the Ubnutu Community.
> But it is not our decision, and the time as now past to make or influence that
> decision.

I dispute that, and also state the main reason it was not considered
was due to it being PHP.

That being said, as long as Moin supports all the features that make
Mediawiki useful, I have no issues with staying with Moin. Until it
does so, I intend to push for them.


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