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

Ian Malone ibmalone at gmail.com
Sat May 4 23:19:01 UTC 2013


On 4 May 2013 23:42, Kevin Fenzi <kevin at scrye.com> wrote:

> On Sat, 4 May 2013 15:22:01 -0700
> Dan Mashal <dan.mashal at gmail.com> wrote:



> >
> > On Sat, May 4, 2013 at 9:35 AM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at redhat.com>
> > wrote:
> > >
> http://it.slashdot.org/story/13/05/04/1248242/fedora-19-to-stop-masking-passwords
> > >
> > > Well, that escalated quickly.
> >
> > As it should have.
> >
> > So where do we go from here? I think the vast majority of people here
> > have agreed that this was wrong. I guess does this now go to FESCo and
> > let a few people vote on it?
>
> IMHO, no.
>
> You posted this on friday afternoon, Rauhl re-opened the bug
> friday night. I suspect many anaconda folks have not even seen this
> discussion or the bug reopening yet. Is there some massive hurry here?
>
>
Of course another way to look at that is that it alerts them to the fact
there's already quite a lot of discussion on this issue on the devel list
and they may want to start getting involved in that.


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