Autoplay considered harmful

Dan Kegel dank at
Sat Feb 16 09:38:01 CST 2008

On Feb 16, 2008 7:08 AM, John Klehm <xixsimplicityxix at> wrote:
> > Dan Kegel wrote:
> > >
> > > says that USB devices are being sold with infected
> > > autorun apps.  "If you plug in, you're already infected,"
> > >
> > > I'd say that's a pretty good argument for not supporting autoplay...
> Completely not supported or disabled by default?

By default, I guess.   Some customers might know their cd-rom's
are safe, and we should let them enable it via a control panel, I guess.
But autoplay support is kind of a distro packaging thing, I think,
so we probably have to discuss this with whoever builds the packages...?

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