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Re: Bashbug should warn reporters details will be public.

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Bashbug should warn reporters details will be public.
Date: Mon, 28 Dec 2009 11:50:17 -0500
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On 12/25/09 11:28 PM, Karl Goetz wrote:

> When bashbug is run, the email sent lands in public locations. It would be
> great if it could warn about this. I'm not sure how intrusive this change
> should be, or if meantioning it for -h, --help and in the documentation
> would be enough.

I will add mentions of address@hidden to the help text and final
confirmation.  I don't think anything else is warranted.

> I'm reporting this after someone coming to complain in #gnu. 

Really.  This strikes me as a bit over the top.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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