[RFC] Security and Features in KPDF

Oswald Buddenhagen ossi at kde.org
Mon Jan 3 18:53:24 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 07:43:59PM +0100, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> On Monday 03 January 2005 01:23, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > On Mon, Jan 03, 2005 at 01:08:51AM +0100, Ingo Klöcker wrote:
> > > you can be sure that several distributions will make "kpdf
> > > --script %u" the default for PDF "because it's so convenient".
> >
> > and this is our problem, right? uhm, well ...
> Even if it's not our problem who do you think will get the complaints?
and? do you care? RESOLVED -> INVALID.

> There's a difference between a security hole and a consciously added
> security problem.
yes, but the effect is the same. by adding a feature you risk security
holes. whether a hole is techical or just human stupidity is irrelevant.
the only safe way is not adding the feature at all. that's not the way
to user satisfaction.

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