[alsa-devel] alsa-info security/privacy concerns
fengguang.wu at intel.com
Wed Jan 7 10:14:12 CET 2009
On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 11:04:31AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Wed, 7 Jan 2009 16:33:06 +0800,
> Wu Fengguang wrote:
> > Hi Jaroslav,
> > On Wed, Jan 07, 2009 at 10:22:13AM +0200, Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> > > On Wed, 7 Jan 2009, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> > >
> > > > Greetings,
> > > >
> > > > The auto-uploading behavior of http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-info.sh
> > > > makes it act like a spyware.
> > >
> > > The script always prompts before the upload action, so user can break it.
> > > Just read the first dialog.
> > What I'd like to add is a dedicated dialog for the warning message and
> > let users interactively choose between yes/no for uploading.
> > Doesn't it sound reasonable?
> [Added Travis to Cc]
> I like the idea. We can give the following options:
> - the greeting dialog informs that the script collects info, waits
> for Y/N or OK button.
> - when --upload option is given, the data will be automatically
> - when --no-upload option is given, the data is just stored locally
> and quit.
> - when neither options are given, show a dialog to ask to upload or
Good ideas, I'd embrace them!
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