Do you think this is a security risk and if not is it a bad UI decision?

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Sat May 4 02:59:23 UTC 2013

On Fri, May 03, 2013 at 10:36:51PM -0400, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 05/03/2013 10:31 PM, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> >It's unprecedented for maintainers to make UI decisions about the
> >software they develop and maintain?
> Is that a rhetorical question?  I was referring to the decision to
> show the password in full when the user is typing it.

Many UI decisions are unprecedented. That doesn't justify reopening bugs 
that the maintainer has closed. If you want to have a discussion about 
whether or not this is a reasonable UI decision, do so somewhere other 
than Bugzilla.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

More information about the devel mailing list