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From Jürgen Schmidt <jogischm...@googlemail.com>
Subject Re: [RELEASE,CODE]: Bug 119090 - Default Encryption Fails for Down-Level Implementations
Date Mon, 19 Mar 2012 13:48:02 GMT
On 3/19/12 2:16 PM, TJ Frazier wrote:
> On 3/19/2012 08:48, Jürgen Schmidt wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I think issue 119090 is no show stopper from my point of view. The new
>> default provides a better security than before when I understand it
>> correct. And if people detect potential problems they can save the
>> document again with other settings.
>>
>> I agree that this is important for interoperability but no show stopper.
>>
>> Any other opinion?
>>
>> Juergen
>>
>>
> Hi, Jürgen,
>
> Like Dennis, I'm nervous about this. Perhaps we can handle it with a
> mention in the Release Notes; something like,
>
> PLEASE NOTE: the default options for [technical details here] should
> provide your best /individual/ security. However, if you intend to share
> the document in secure fashion, the default mode cannot be read by
> * previous versions of OpenOffice.org
> * current versions of LibreOffice, at least through [version]
> * Ms Office [version info]
> For compatibility, use the options [details here].
>

I agree that it make sense to mention it in the release notes.

Any volunteer for updating the release notes?

Juergen

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