Restoration technique [Was: Re: Bay Area: IBM 4341 and HP3000]

Dave Woyciesjes woyciesjes at
Wed Jan 14 15:48:51 CST 2015

On 01/14/2015 04:18 PM, Sean Caron wrote:
> You must be having a bad day? If the impression of these statements is to
> make people think you're a big guy, I think they're having the opposite
> effect. I mean, using your personal resources to blow away a hobbyist
> offering to help another hobbyist, wow, impressive. If you really want to
> crush it, why don't I set up a Mediawiki from scratch and your staff, or
> even better, you personally can own me? Root shell. Up for it?
> Best,
> Sean

	Sean, what is your beef? Jay is just trying to be a nice guy. And he 
usually succeeds.

	However, you are coming across as an a-hole.

> On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 3:53 PM, Jay West <jwest at> wrote:
>> Sean wrote...
>> Please explain what significant system security issues you believe follow
>> from hosting a MediaWiki? I wrangle many of them so I'm always interested
>> in hearing criticism of the software.
>> ------
>> how about google "Mediawiki security vulnerabilities". Most anyone that
>> even touches mediawiki in a cursory fashion is aware there are frequent
>> issues with it.
>> Better yet, go to CVE and see the current list of exploits?
>> We do host hundreds of mediawiki sites, so we're up on the issues and how
>> to prevent them. It helps to have a staff dedicated to this.
>> J

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