[Vtigercrm-developers] Richie, Gopal or vtiger representation

clement chazarra chazarra.clement at gmail.com
Wed Aug 8 08:15:47 PDT 2007

I totally agree with that, we need a more robust base and it must begin by
cleaning up the code base and enhance the security.

What do you think Sreenivas? What do think the other members of the dev
list? What should be the first step forward? May be produce a wiki page with
a list of the work to be made ordered by importance. After that, we could
define weekly goals following the tasks list  and produce reports to see the

I am not a great technician, but I am willing to help. If some tasks are
well defined, like finding queries and modify them in a certain way, I will
be happy to give a hand.


On 8/8/07, Manilal K M <libregeek at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>   I am glad that the vtiger community  has started seriously to look
> into the issues of contributors. Before adding anymore features to the
> current code base, I would prefer fixing the security issues and
> cleaning up code in the current code base.
> Eg. The application uses PEAR and ADOdb in the source code. I don't
> know why we require two database abstraction layers. This makes the
> code unmaintanable and cumbersome. The current module management is
> really a mess.
> There is also the whole issue of application structure and strategy.
> Please refer the bug:
> http://trac.vtiger.com/cgi-bin/trac.cgi/ticket/4102
> These kind of bugs prove that the application cannot be deployed in a
> production environment. I have raised this issue in the bug tracker
> and in the mailing list, but didn't got any reply. IMO, an enterprise
> application should have maximum security, but in this case a simple
> SQL query can withdraw all the passwords in plain text format.
> --
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