Re: PTS subscription exposure
Raphael Hertzog, 2010-03-02 11:27:25 +0100 :
> On Tue, 02 Mar 2010, Gerfried Fuchs wrote:
>> This is IMNSHO a serious violation and breach of privacy. It doesn't
> IMO it's not.
You're entitled to that opinion, of course. But taking this opinion
as a basis for a decision that overrides and *dismisses* the opinion of
those whose privacy is at risk is not responsible behaviour.
> The PTS is like launchpad but for Debian and there you can see who is
> subscribed to each package and to each bug:
[Insert your favourite anecdote about a social network ignoring their
users' opinion on what their privacy is]
Just because somebody else does it, doesn't make it okay.
Using a big hammer without caution can cause big damage.
-- PostgreSQL documentation, chapter 42