[Konversation-devel] [Bug 100369] New: Inconsistent logging
behavior for msg
tightcode at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 27 14:04:32 CET 2005
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Summary: Inconsistent logging behavior for msg
AssignedTo: konversation-devel kde org
ReportedBy: tightcode hotmail com
Version: 0.16 #2075 (using KDE 3.3.2, Gentoo)
Compiler: gcc version 3.3.5 (Gentoo Linux 3.3.5-r1, ssp-3.3.2-3, pie-184.108.40.206)
OS: Linux (i686) release 2.6.10-gentoo-r6
Logging behaves inconsistently in regards to /msg's. I was told this was to protect dolts from having their nickserv passwords logged. I feel that is making a decision for the user which should be left to the user. Additionally dolts are still not protected from having their nickserv passwords logged because /msg's are logged, or at least the echo from them, in whatever window you send them from, example follows:
[Sun Feb 27 2005] [13:36:22] <cartman> interesting
[Sun Feb 27 2005] [13:36:25] *-> nickserv* hello this is just a test
That is from my logfile for #konversation. I think there are several ways to fix this bug going from simple to complex, all of which are superior to current functionality:
a) Log everything
b) (a) but censor messages to services
c) (a) + (b) but have services in a user configurable list of nicknames to censor: this allows users to censor nicks other than just services, ie: the person with which they are having an affair
d) (a), (b) or (c) but with pattern matching on what messages to censor, ie only the ones containing passwords.
Additionally I have heard concern for people wanting to have automated script sent messages not logged. Well there are two ways around this, either use /raw calls or impliment a /qmsg or some other alias for "quiet message" or whatever you wish to call it.
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