An Appropriate Response
Back in July when I last wrote here, Matt asked:
What exactly do you want us to say?
If it’s important, then we’re working as fast as we can to get a release out and promote the heck out of it. (Think 2.1.1.) If we consider it low priority, then it waits for the next regular release, but we get raked over folks who think every little problem is the sky falling.
I think I’ll answer by saying, “What Mark posted about the WordPress Worm being bandied about is exactly what I want to see, Matt.” All I really want to see is, “Yeah, we see the bug; yeah, we’ve got a fix; no, it’s not that big of a deal.” If the bug-reporters have a disagreement with that, you’ve opened the floor for discussion, and as long as you’re cool in how you respond to the discussion and stick to the facts and don’t sling FUD about, things’ll be just fine.