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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.

Roland Mas

Using a big hammer without caution can cause big damage.
  -- PostgreSQL documentation, chapter 42

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