[cvsnt] Re: RC4 glitches or features...?
tony.hoyle at march-hare.com
Tue Aug 16 22:19:58 BST 2005
Oliver Giesen wrote:
> Could it maybe at least detect that it is invisible and then change the
> default to not sending the report? How about displaying a Yes/No query
> on STDOUT instead in that case? I'm not sure that most people would be
> as tolerant when discovering that the cvs.exe is "phoning home" for no
> apparent reason (as that will be what it will look like to them).
I'm not aware of any way a console application can detect that it's
invisible (doesn't really have any meaning to such apps.. they have
stdin and stdout basically)... OTOH it shouldn't be possible to effect
popups created by that application either... not sure what's going on there.
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