[cvsnt] Re: RC4 glitches or features...?

Anthony Williams anthony_w.geo at yahoo.com
Tue Aug 16 22:44:20 BST 2005

Tony Hoyle <tony.hoyle at march-hare.com> writes:

> 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.

A console app has a console. You can get a handle to it, and check whether
it's visible.

Anthony Williams
Software Developer

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