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Re: hacked package on server

* Louis Kruger (Mon, 16 Jul 2007 11:17:43 -0500)
> > On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 10:30:52AM -0500, Louis Kruger wrote:
> > > I also have a complaint:  the dialog that notifies the user of the failed 
> > > MD5 is not well designed.  The dialog asks "Do you want to skip the 
> > > package?" and has a yes and no button.  I read it quickly and pressed no 
> > > before thinking about it, the package went ahead and tried to install.  I 
> > > think there should be a little more effort to restrain the user from 
> > > performing a dangerous action such as installing a package with a wrong MD5.
> >
> > Good point.  The message should probably be
> >
> > Do you want to not skip the package (No/Yes)?
> I realize you are joking, but the wording of the message is beside the 
> point.

That's a valid point as "skipping" already contains a negation meaning 
"not installing".

Something like "Do you still want to install the package (although it 
might have been tampered with)? If unsure choose "No". [Yes/No]" - 
with a default of "No" would make definitely more sense.


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