I came across the mingetty changelog by chance while researching something totally unrelated. Paul Martin, you are a genius. mingetty (1.07-2) unstable; urgency=high * Critical security patch: Fix unsafe chroot call. (Closes: #597382) * Checked dependencies for locusts. (Closes: — Paul Martin <masked> Sat, 25 Sep 2010 01:51:12 +0100 Original cartoon:

The new, open Facebook

After the famous Facebook outage a few days ago, Facebook Engineering made a – to be fair, reasonably detailed – statement on what went wrong and how it affected the service. One particular comment attached to it drew my attention: “It’s great to hear and see that big companies like Facebook are so open with…