ABRT opt-out? (Re: bugzilla bugzappers?)
R P Herrold
herrold at owlriver.com
Thu Nov 4 14:59:05 UTC 2010
On Thu, 4 Nov 2010, Christoph Wickert wrote:
> How would you do that? A popup in ABRT that reads
> "Sorry, but the maintainer of this package
> has decided to not accept any bug reports."
> I think this would be a *really* bad user experience.
If telling the truth about Open Source development decisions
provide a '*really* bad user experience', the packager and the
hosting project has to decide
if a fork is in order, and if they can credibly do it; or
to remove the package and explain why; or
if it is such an immensely popular package that one 'CANNOT'
omit it [firefox and the Mozilla Foundation's approach on
trademarks comes to mind], still document a URL to the problem
in the popup on a pre package basis
Concealing and hiding from the truth (lying to one-self and
others about reality) can scarcely be called 'being excellent
to one another' or to the community toard which advocacy and
service are being targetted, no?
-- Russ herrold
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