Re: Bug#531221: okular: Arbitrarily enforces DRM
On Sat, May 30, 2009 at 09:40:20PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> a) be disabled by default, so people can copy maximally without issue;
What about annotations? PDFs are becoming a collaborative document
format (like it or not), it might make sense to restrict annotations to
internally publically available PDFs to some people via DRM (not sure
that is possible), while all others can read them for review, e.g.
If copying is indeed the only thing which is mediated via DRM, I agree
with you, but maybe the situation should get analyzed a bit and anyway,
we should make it easy for large organisations (public administration,
companies) to set a default for their users how this should work.
I like the advisory note somebody else proposed, i.e. "The author said
you shouldn't do this, do you want to do this anyway?". Whether or not
that dialog could get permanently ignored by the user could be
Bottom line is, desktop users should have no problem turning this off,
organizations/companies should have a way to set their (possibly