hacked package on server
Mon Jul 16 17:04:00 GMT 2007
* 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
That's a valid point as "skipping" already contains a negation meaning
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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