[Rubygems-developers] Reviewing the Tattle Data (was RubyGems plaform thread)

Chad Woolley thewoolleyman at gmail.com
Sat Apr 28 13:54:54 EDT 2007

On 4/27/07, Charles Oliver Nutter <charles.nutter at sun.com> wrote:
> Eric Hodel wrote:
> > If you find tattle is reporting information you don't want public
> > after you've published it, you should have checked out what it was
> > doing first and not run tattle.
> >
> > (While the first release of tattle didn't have the report option, it
> > was still simple enough to visit the tattle report page or inspect
> > the source to discover what was being reported.)
> If you didn't want a security hole in your system you should have read
> all the code first.
> Sound a little silly?
> I still haven't heard how the prefix information is useful, or why it
> couldn't just be eliminated/turned off now that a few people have raised
> concerns about it. What use is this information? Why keep it?
> - Charlie

I agree with everything Charlie just said :)

-- Chad

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