F21 Self Contained Change: Security Policy In The Installer

Miloslav Trma─Ź mitr at volny.cz
Fri Mar 14 19:49:28 UTC 2014


2014-03-14 20:41 GMT+01:00 Bill Nottingham <notting at splat.cc>:

> Now take the general case of all interactive installs. If we accept that
> the
> end user, in general, does not have the expertise to decide on the details
> of the security policy, how does exposing it in the installer in this way
> help?  You'd need a much more clearly defined description of the policies,
> delination of them by use cases, and so on - speak to the user in terms
> that
> they understand. Having it done by URLs (hey, are we checking the
> ceritficate on that https server?), or by a low/medium/high distinction
> doesn't appear to be the right paradigm.
>

I agree; my earlier mail contained what I think might be reasonable
end-user choices to expose.  But that's essentially talking about the site
using a modified repo, not a vanilla Fedora.
    Mirek
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