[racket-dev] bug reports: include prefs file?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Sep 27 22:37:58 EDT 2011

Would you think it unwise if it was another field behind the
"synthesized info" button? (Perhaps with some other name, but in
roughly the same manner.)


On Tue, Sep 27, 2011 at 9:35 PM, Neil Van Dyke <neil at neilvandyke.org> wrote:
> Or you could make it opt-in, and have a disclosure by the button that
> preferences file contains private info.  People who are concerned won't
> click the button, or they will go find the file and check before deciding.
>  This gets you out of writing any GUI for viewing the data.  (Maybe you
> provide a button to open the file in DrRacket.)
> Or, if you're adding info from various sources, rather than having special
> GUI for each like now, collect all the info, put it in one big text field,
> and people can look at it just as they'd look at at the free-form text they
> write describing the problem.  I think there has actually been
> implementation work in the past to hide this information, when exposing it
> might have been quicker to implement.
> Robby Findler wrote at 09/27/2011 10:06 PM:
>> Hm. That seems like more work than just asking people when it seems
>> relevant. Maybe the status quo is best, after all.
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