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

Matthew Garrett mjg59 at
Sat May 4 17:26:32 UTC 2013

On Sat, May 04, 2013 at 09:42:22AM -0700, Adam Williamson wrote:
> On Sat, 2013-05-04 at 04:58 +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > No, this isn't the most appropriate mailing list for the discussion - 
> > anaconda-devel-list is a better choice if you want to interact with the 
> > people who actually work on that code. 
> That is not actually what Dan wanted to do, though. If you read his
> mail, his intent was to bring this decision to the awareness of a wider
> audience that might have a stake in it. For that purpose, his choice of
> this list was entirely appropriate; few people besides anaconda
> developers read anaconda-devel-list, so choosing that list would not
> have achieved his purpose.

The context was me replying to Rahul, who appeared to think that the 
best way to cause the decision to be reconsidered was to re-open the 
bug. Raising awareness on devel is a perfectly reasonable thing to do, 
but further discussion here is not likely to actually change anything in 

Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at

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