-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 29-08-2011 21:23, Donnie Berkholz wrote: > On 03:18 Fri 26 Aug , Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto wrote: >> I've picked this message as I want to address one point in this >> thread that was focused on this sub-thread. I disagree with the >> idea that adding an application to the Gentoo tree that collects >> data from users and sends it to a central (or distributed) system >> is the same as adding any other application to the tree. Having >> the ability to add ebuilds to the tree is part of what you gain by >> getting gentoo-x86 access. Issues with significant users privacy >> concerns and substantial changes like adding packages to the tree >> that collect data from users and compile it, > > Like, oh, any package with a built-in bug reporting system?
How many of those are part of the system set or get installed automatically on one's system without any intervention? Furthermore, how many of them are or will be programmed to send data automatically, without prior action of the user and possibly without trace? The point I was addressing is the suggestion that the above should be possible and the idea that any single developer is "entitled" to do so. - -- Regards, Jorge Vicetto (jmbsvicetto) - jmbsvicetto at gentoo dot org Gentoo- forums / Userrel / Devrel / KDE / Elections / RelEng -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v2.0.18 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iQIcBAEBAgAGBQJOXEKXAAoJEC8ZTXQF1qEP1ggP+gLBY9IiNjOaIxdQoJ1B/i2f KEmvyTddr4Grxjo8ZME7mefIHi/8ethrWKBuCgf//XshpCQ2r+xKtEgluQf4fX+w MAk9OePybbJJvIeATuoxb/nVYaihMZ7uuOtH5dqbDzhWMMsV0xkmTqgztrQM2v4X jE4yT2hPYV4Ir9OUljzJ5LTBkcdgwDKIjxSn/lUjvCWhNGKr081h6437fOuIQDYE kf+/nDU/UDngk7yKTH4Bgbd7pBNUe8Fu8HJ+7y8iwG0Y4mPW8VCFRHsBFTVNf2/p haX68uC/jPAsWEPO3/YO5rs8JDHNXqL+8zXRPjZn/E0cUkT13+Fa79vKXI6wTPK4 fwF+WZdmAmP/zW5Gs7w82wbML0S0KhQzfVmLu+ne3NBxGhrtnpEzFq6BQgzCtlNu p8vQjtCEVSpeHkTMt0St9/3qPMXhVc1DCRllD2OrEbFil1keHLutDHzIFLVxUZuE 9Fv+esWuTI7yzJjErbvT2OGzbpZMvPuho90QthIbSap/fIf6vK/DOgN+2FcJy0/7 PDtIq8fRL2NF/CQOxjwfGwkpyUK3ZWk7QCBh65MA4PiZHG1eZf5enlvg+WuqYHcC e14tvNVl0FeiW3lwCNy3/IOugSPpIatrbtHCImu0eaJ6oZqLP+OX6HZjpixJg2TP JEnebRBgj6z6VdT774gg =vmrl -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----