Re: Bug#207300: tmda: Challenge-response is fundamentally broken
On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 05:10:07PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 08:21:22AM -0700, Adam McKenna wrote:
> > On Thu, Aug 28, 2003 at 12:35:25PM +0100, Karsten M. Self wrote:
> > > - TMDA should carry a warning to the user about possible consequences
> > > of activating the C-R mechanism, including sending spam, risking
> > Sorry, but no. I will not do this. The user presumably knows what he is
> > installing.
> It's entirely reasonable to ask that the documentation be improved to
> cover the problems that may arise from using the package. Saying that
> the user already knows what the package does isn't entirely helpful
> since the user may be looking at the package trying to see if it's
> something worth investigating rather than already being an expert user.
I've already stated that I am more than willing to add documentation. What I
will not do is put in some sort of scary warning that makes people change
their mind about using the software. They can go look at Karsten's website
if they want that. And no, I'm not putting in a link.
Adam McKenna <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>