[RFC] Security and Features in KPDF

Tobias Koenig tokoe at kde.org
Mon Jan 3 01:49:37 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 01:08:51AM +0100, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Monday 03 January 2005 00:19, Tobias Koenig wrote:
Hi Ingo,

> Yeah, right. Since when do users read dialogs? I can assure you that 
> enough people are already trained to click on each [OK] button they see 
> without even think about reading the text of the dialog.
Sorry, but I feel not responsible for the stupidity of some users. I do
my best by warning them, if the ignore it, it's their fault.

> Unfortunately, Stephan's suggestion is also not a very good solution 
> because you can be sure that several distributions will make "kpdf 
> --script %u" the default for PDF "because it's so convenient".
... then blame the distributor but not the developer!

> That's nonsense. Clicking on an unknown email attachment in KMail does 
> never result in 'rm -Rf /' or similarly dangerous commands being 
> executed.
With this statement I wanted to say that always the user has the last
word, and when he makes stupid things (also when he was warned), he has
to take the consequences.

Separate politics from religion and economy!
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