Final (hopefully) privilege escalation policy draft

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Sat Feb 20 23:10:24 UTC 2010

Matthew Woehlke wrote:
> What happened to 'ask the first time, and at the same time ask to change
> the policy to make this action permitted without authentication'?

PolicyKit dropped support for that. :-(

> IMO that's the right way. Either the user will be nagged *once*, or else
> they have said that they want to be nagged.

I also think that makes sense, but the PolicyKit 1 developers don't. :-(

        Kevin Kofler

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