hacked package on server
Mon Jul 16 22:47:00 GMT 2007
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 03:44:51PM -0400, Brian Mathis wrote:
>> Yes, everyone now has been quite hilarious on this part of the
>> matter, but I think it's time to get past the arrogance and, god
>> forbid, consider that a user's reported problem, oh my god, might
>> actually be a problem!
> You did receive one response with a suggestion:
> I don't see how it's productive for you to assume humor-as-arrogance
> and respond to that but avoid responding to the suggestion.
>> Any time there's a report of a user having a problem with an
>> interface, *especially* one that's _supposedly_ so easy and obvious,
>> why not address it? Or why not AT LEAST take a thought and say to
>> yourself, "if something is supposed to be so simple and obvious, and
>> yet someone is having a problem with it, maybe *I* am making an
>> assumption about the simplicity of it?"
> Ok. I'll bite. Has anyone done a google search to see if anyone else
> was confused by this message? The message seems pretty clear to me
> and not something that I would misinterpret. It doesn't seem like
> this is something that anyone should take a lot of time fixing if
> we've only gotten one complaint. OTOH, if more people have been
> confused by the message then possibly it is something worth changing.
Well in my opinion It could even be better to have an unchecked checkbox
Wrong MD5 sum detected.
This package look broken. Try another mirror.
( ) Yes I Really want to install this even if it looks broken.
Or something like that. Then its two clicks or several keystrokes before
one can continue.
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