On Wed, 29 Jul 2015 17:03:33 -0400
Scott Robbins <scottro(a)nyc.rr.com> wrote:
On Wed, Jul 29, 2015 at 02:49:09PM -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> Well, sure, thats the case in any open source project.
> You as a user of that project are welcome to try and convince the
> people doing work to change things to what you desire. If you fail
> to do this, then it will not get done. After a decision has been
> made to you suppose more and more queries to change the decision
> will go well?
Well, though I feel like a troll for being the one to raise this--and
it's also causing heated discussion on the CentOS list, that's the
point. Maybe, if they realize how many people it annoys, they'll drop
Perhaps. But it's a far cry from: "Here's a poll we did that asked X
and Y% of people said they didn't like it" vs "Die developer! I hate
Anyway, while an 8 character lowercase letter number combo was
considered too weak, sizematters was considered sufficient.
I'm not sure I follow this?
I think, that like many other decisions disliked by the more
experienced, they're going to wind up doing it, and once again, a few
people will, when it goes into RHEL, be annoyed enough to leave, but
not enough to really affect their business--who wants to change the
O/S on 100, or even 5, servers?
Well, if we are still talking about anaconda initial password behavior,
it only affects people installing from the gui, not kickstart users.
Also, there's a way to customize it (for both), and also you can change
it to whatever you like after you install. I'm not sure this was
"disliked by the more experienced".
I think that closing the two bug reports immediately was somewhat
> > Again, the issue was never "how fast are we getting a policy?".
> > The issue was always "what policy are we getting?".
Or perhaps, why are we suddenly instituting this policy?
Please be carefull of your quoting. I didn't say those things. ;)
I believe that I used the analogy last time they tried, of the TSA.
It gives some appearance of security, does almost no good, and serves
to annoy the vast majority.
I don't see the similarity here, but ok.
Anyhow, I likely will stop replying to this thread unless theres
specific things I can answer. I have tons to do. ;)