[Qgis-developer] SSL error on QGIS startup
strk at keybit.net
Fri Oct 2 00:27:36 PDT 2015
On Fri, Oct 02, 2015 at 09:20:54AM +0200, Matthias Kuhn wrote:
> library to display the news feed on the welcome page.
> I don't know why the certificate check fails.
> I would be in favor of removing this feed again since it has been
> declassified to an easy-to-miss second tab anyway and lost its original
> planned purpose as push message system.
> Another approach if you'd like to keep it would be to ship the js
> library with the QGIS application (possible license issues would still
> have to be checked).
If the js code is not free software, I'd not want it to be running
in QGIS, even if downloaded dynamically. Besides, downloading it
dinamically poses a big privacy issue; if I'm not mistaken the
QGIS community itself decided NOT to have the clients ping the
qgis website for this specific reason. And we have it ping google
Whatever outside communication should be only enabled by the user,
() Free GIS & Flash consultant/developer
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