Draft Product Description for Fedora Workstation
drago01 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 4 22:14:15 UTC 2013
On Mon, Nov 4, 2013 at 11:11 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin.kofler at chello.at> wrote:
> Bastien Nocera wrote:
> [> Lars Seipel wrote:]
>>> You then basically need all that container stuff just so you can be a
>>> little less scared at some application developer's broken attempts to
>>> "enhance your user experience" by installing suid-root helpers or stuff
>>> like that.
>> Which they wouldn't be able to because it'd be sandboxed...
> That's his point. We need all the overhead of a sandbox just to (attempt to)
> prevent apps from doing such nasty things, a problem we don't have in the
> world of trusted repositories.
Nothing prevents users from downloading and running stuff from the web
right now. We have no sandbox.
You seem to think that unpackaged applications do not exist today
which is simply not the case.
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