On Sat, 2020-05-23 at 09:54 +0200, Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 22-05-2020 21:58:54 +0200, Michał Górny wrote:
> > Let's put it like this.  This thing starts working.  Package X is
> > broken, and we see that almost nobody is using it.  We remove that
> > package.  Now somebody is angry.  He submits a lot of fake data to
> > render the service useless so that we don't make any future decisions
> > based on it.
> 
> I'm affraid that has a heroic flair to me.  The service should never be
> used for decisions like that, because it's a biased sample at most.
> Doing stuff like this simply destroys the soul of the distribution.
> 
> I hope this isn't one of your genuine objectives with the service.  If
> it is, I can see why you fear spam so much.
> 

What it is is one thing, what an angry user perceives it to be is
another.

-- 
Best regards,
Michał Górny

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