[SM-Discuss] Compile time failure stats
Julian v. Bock
julian at openit.de
Mon Jul 22 12:22:14 EDT 2002
>>>>> "ES" == Eric Sandall <sandalle at hellhound.homeip.net> writes:
ES> Perhaps if this were sent anonymously?
If a host connects to a server it is not anonymous anymore. Connecting
to a server / sending data without the explicit permission of the user
(default no of course) must not be done by anyone who has the
slightest respect for privacy.
We should *definitely* *not* spy on our users, no matter whether we
intend to do something useful with the information.
ES> I think this idea is nice
ES> as long as (as was said earlier) the maintainer does not receive
ES> every message, but instead can go look up at the "stats page". I
ES> also do not think it should send e-mail, as (again, said earlier)
ES> not everyone will have a SMTP server setup, but everyone can do
You don't need a smtp server to send email, BTW.
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