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Sun Sep 6 17:46:30 UTC 2009
2009/9/6 Fabian Deutsch <fabian.deutsch at gmx.de>:
> Am Sonntag, den 06.09.2009, 11:22 -0400 schrieb Dr. Diesel:
>> On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 11:19 AM, Fabian Deutsch
>> <fabian.deutsch at gmx.de> wrote:
>> Am Sonntag, den 06.09.2009, 11:11 -0400 schrieb Dr. Diesel:
>> > On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 11:04 AM, John Reiser
>> <jreiser at bitwagon.com>
>> > wrote:
>> > On 09/06/2009 07:52 AM, Fabian Deutsch wrote:
>> > Using smolt to generate and link to a
>> > would also be a
>> > nice and relevant option.
>> > Think hard about the implications for [non-]privacy,
>> > complications, etc.
>> > The app can always ask nicely for permission first!
>> Maybe users won't be aware of the risk or what might happen
>> with their
>> I'd also tend to say - like John does - that linking a
>> bugzilla account/email with a smolt profile might be
>> somewhat .. too
>> Is it any different than submitting a smolt profile upon install?
> Yes. It is not possible to get a connection between an email-adress and
> a profile within the public smolt pages.
> Providing a smolt-pub_uuid in bugzilla would link email and profile.
> In general a smolt profile would surely help to debug some hw related
> issues, so this option might just be suggested, when this bz client,d
> etects that the issue might be hardware related and also points out that
> this can be a privacy concern.
You can always revoke a pub uuid in the future. Perhaps a message
about that will encourage people to be more forthcoming with Smolt
profiles within such a tool. Obviously, including a smolt profile just
automates certain kinds of information (read: privacy) disclosures,
which is sometimes necessary in a bug report anyways. Unless that
information as cached elsewhere, revoking a public UUID essentially
makes people forget the details though.
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