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Re: ping Walt, bug about add-on verification override




In <news:BoKdnYHf8-YNXAHFnZ2dnUU7-SvNnZ2d@xxxxxxxxxxx>,
Caver1 <caver1@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On 02/09/2017 01:42 PM, »Q« wrote:
> > In <news:2NOdnRm4mOueAwHFnZ2dnUU7-VlQAAAA@xxxxxxxxxxx>,
> > Caver1 <caver1@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >  
> >> On 02/09/2017 11:27 AM, »Q« wrote:  
> >>> In <news:j9mdnTUBy4erDwHFnZ2dnUU7-I_NnZ2d@xxxxxxxxxxx>,
> >>> Caver1 <caver1@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >>>  
> >>>> On 02/08/2017 07:52 PM, WaltS48 wrote:  
> >>>>> On 02/08/2017 07:41 PM, Caver1 wrote:  
> >>>  
> >>>>>> In the Eyes of the beholder. It's up to the user. I have been
> >>>>>> using said extensions for years with no security problems. If I
> >>>>>> want/need to use them then I have the choice to do so which
> >>>>>> harms no one.  
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Bullshit.  
> >>>>
> >>>> Also Firefox is open source.
> >>>> An open-source software license is a statement that anyone
> >>>> is free to use your source code in whatever way they want.
> >>>> Open source rights:
> >>>>      A user can create and distribute copies of the source code;
> >>>>      A user can obtain a program’s source code;
> >>>>      A user can modify the source code.
> >>>> Mozilla open-source licenses;
> >>>>       Firefox, Thunderbird  triple-licensed MPL/LGPL/GPL
> >>>>
> >>>> As such your bullshit is bullshit. If I want to add to FF's
> >>>> configuration I can and Mozilla has no right to stop me.  
> >>>
> >>> That's a red herring.  Of course you can do a lot of things with
> >>> the source code, but the bugs are about how the binaries
> >>> distributed by Mozilla behave.  
> >>
> >> And why is this a red herring? It just points out a fact.  
> >
> > Red herrings are often facts.  You read the answer to your question
> > right before you typed your question.
> >  
> >> Neither you nor Walt have shown how this is a bug.  
> >
> > Hopefully you've read this before:
> >
> >   I won't try to summarize -- I think to get a grip on the problem
> > and what they might do about it, you gotta read it through and
> > chase the links to other bugs, especially paying attention to
> > Kaply's comments.
> >
> >     Why is that a bug?
> >
> > See, before you even asked your question the first time, I told you
> > I wasn't going to provide a summary and gave advice on what you
> > could do to understand the issues and what they might do about it.
> > Demanding that Walt or I or anyone else explain things to you seems
> > unlikely to help.
> >  
> >> If I can mess with the source code I can also add files.  
> >
> > Sure, you can put files all over your hard drives if you want;  it's
> > your computer.  How the binaries Mozilla ships react to those files,
> > however, isn't up to you and never has been.
> 
> What I get out of the bug report that you posted is that 
> there are a few like you and Walt that don't want anybody 
> using those files to stop add-on verification.

That's really all you got out of reading the bug reports?  I guess the
people who understand the issues involving AutoConfig will have to
carry on without you.





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