[RFC] Security and Features in KPDF

Tobias Koenig tokoe at kde.org
Mon Jan 3 11:11:49 GMT 2005

On Sun, Jan 02, 2005 at 11:30:47PM -0500, George Staikos wrote:
> On Sunday 02 January 2005 20:44, Tobias Koenig wrote:
Hi George,

> > We can't prevent the stupidity of some users, but we shouldn't impair
> > other users by refusing features just because some single users have to
> > click on every button that comes under their mouse...
>   The biggest difference is that people aren't accustomed to not being able to 
> trust a PDF that their application already warns about this way.  They know if 
> you download an unsigned executable and run it, you risk getting a virus or 
> other such problem.
For this reason we'll inform the people about that issue with a dialog. Of
course they won't read this dialog after the 10th time, but at the first
use of this feature they will.

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