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Re: making developer location from ldap public?

On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 05:11:01PM +0200, Robert Lemmen wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 04:51:07PM +0200, W. Borgert wrote:
> > I don't like opt-out.  Better opt-in:
> > 
> > 4. Invent a new field "public location info" and developers
> >    who care, could enter what they think is appropriate.
> i fully agree that generally an opt-in system is better, but in this
> case it is far more complicated to implement

On what do you base your afirmation?

One more field in the ldap database and one entry in the web interface showing
the info when the field is checked.

> if you want to hide where you are living from the public, you'll have a lot
> bigger problems than this entry that you can edit yourself. 

Still, I dont want to make it so much easier...

> so the question should be more like "do you really have a problem if
> this field would be public"...

I do. I tell people i want to where i live. If i want to make it public, i do.
But forcing to erase some information that can be used for good just because
we want to force all DDs to make it public, does not make me happy.

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