[Popcon-developers] Drop atime and ctime for privacy reasons possible?

Bill Allombert Bill.Allombert at math.u-bordeaux1.fr
Fri Oct 26 18:18:48 UTC 2012

On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 10:37:00AM +0000, adrelanos wrote:
> Hi,
> why <atime> <ctime> <package-name> <mru-program> <tag> is transmitted?
> Wouldn't it be enough to transmit <package-name> <mru-program> <tag>?
> Since the tag with RECENT-CTIME, OLD, or NOFILES can be calculated
> locally, why there is need to transmit atime and ctime? I'd like to see
> it dropped for privacy reasons.

Hello Adrelanos,

I do not know the design decision about sending atime and ctime. I will review
the server side code to see whether it use the data (and how).

Bill. <ballombe at debian.org>

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