[Development] Proposal: Time to decide what security policy the Qt Project will use (not Trolltech/Nokia/Digia)

d3fault d3faultdotxbe at gmail.com
Fri Oct 26 14:16:52 CEST 2012

On 10/26/12, Oswald Buddenhagen <oswald.buddenhagen at digia.com> wrote:
> this is exactly where you are simply wrong.
> for the vast majority of users, downtime is a way more costly problem
> than an information leak.

True. Those people fall into the 99% category of people not practicing
security. For the 1% of us that do, an information leak is worse than

> also, we are talking about qt here. no sane person would use qt in the
> trusted parts of a (seriously) security-sensitive system.

So are you suggesting we remove the QSsl namespace from Qt then? You
can't have it both ways.

> so, can we now *please* put the matter to rest?


I am anticipating Thiago's well formed/thought-out response [to my
email 3 posts back] :-).


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