Virus and Malware city!!
tres.finocchiaro at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 15:42:23 EDT 2014
We have this same issue over at the LMMS project site (hosted on
sourceforge as well). We anticipate switching hosting this year and this
is one of several reasons.
There are not many services that offer everything that SourceForge does for
free so it's a classic scenario of biting the hand that feeds. :/
- Tres.Finocchiaro at gmail.com
On Tue, Jul 22, 2014 at 3:24 PM, Barrett, William (Bill) <
wbarrett at qti.qualcomm.com> wrote:
> The impact on Pidgin's kind volunteer team
> is that they now have a repo which has become sneaky and undesirable.
> I'm kind of old school, so I find this behavior reprehensible.
> I've come to accept that ads are needed - and sometimes even helpful -
> however when the delivery mechanism is intrusive and/or destructive -
> everybody loses.
> I found the attack and understand it's not Pigin's doing, but ...
> a) I was exposed because I was attempting a normal acquisition of
> b) The next guy might not notice how it arrived, and blame pidgin
> c) Source Forge needs to be aware they are endangering clients
> which is likely at odds with their charter of attracting
> So - I'd think that learning that your hard work is being eroded by
> is significantly " related to Pidgin" [as wondered below].
> Sorry if I over ranted this,
> - Bill
> )O( Bill Barrett
> )O( Qualcomm - Engineer, Sr Staff
> )O( wbarrett at qti.qualcomm.com
> )O( 949-444-1465
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dennis Carr [mailto:dennisthetiger at chez-vrolet.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 12:14 PM
> To: Daniel Atallah
> Cc: Barrett, William (Bill); support at pidgin.im
> Subject: Re: Virus and Malware city!!
> On Tue, 22 Jul 2014, Daniel Atallah wrote:
> > I don't see how any of this is related to Pidgin.
> It's more related to the adverts he came across on the Sourceforge site,
> -Dennis Carr
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