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Re: [cross-project-issues-dev] New UUID in Eclipse Platform

Markus Knauer <mknauer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> So late in the release cycle?
> Without any broader involvement of and verification by the Eclipse
> community? Just an announcement after Neon RC3 (or after Platform RC4)?
> Not as an opt-in like in AERI?

What opt-in, do you want to be in control of your computer? /sarcasm off
And yes, I'm biased here because of [1].

> Without any further notice to the user at all?
> WITHOUT any working opt-out mechanism? Giving the user the theoretical
> chance to edit a file and set a property to '0' cannot be called a valid
> opt-out option.
> And all that from an Open Source organisation?
> I believe our users downloading Eclipse deserve more respect. Silently
> introducing even more user tracking is nothing that I want to be identified
> with.

+1, after every single sentence.



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