[wp-hackers] Proposal: Add a Privacy Option: Anonymise Updates

Otto otto at ottodestruct.com
Wed Sep 26 13:53:53 GMT 2007

Nay. Option choice 2 is stupid. Your URL is not private nor protected
information. The options should be check for updates or don't.

Now, if you don't want the blog url sent as part of that, then it
should be global, not an extra useless option.

On 9/26/07, Callum Macdonald <lists.automattic.com at callum-macdonald.com> wrote:
> G'day,
> I realise there's been a lot of noise on this subject. Let's try to keep
> this thread short and on-topic. If you support my proposal, say so, if
> you don't, say so. No need for detailed reasons, I'm assuming they've
> already been explained elsewhere.
> * Add an option to the Options > Privacy tab
> * Option name "Updates"
> * Option choice 1: "WordPress should check for updates automatically and
> send my blog url."
> * Option choice 2: "WordPress should check for updates automatically but
> *not* send my blog url."
> * Option choice 3: "WordPress should not check for updates."
> * Then the text: "For more on how this information is used, see the
> Privacy Policy" - link to the policy online.
> All those in favour say aye, etc... :)
> Cheers - Callum.
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