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Bug 69486 - Clarify relationship between simple menu and customization
Clarify relationship between simple menu and customization
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-securitylevel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
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Reported: 2002-07-22 15:45 EDT by Havoc Pennington
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-07-22 15:45:17 EDT
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Description Havoc Pennington 2002-07-22 15:45:13 EDT
It's unclear how the option menu for security level relates to the
usedefault/custom stuff below. Also unclear what "high" and "medium" mean, why
would you choose anything below "high"?

Suggest the following, maybe jrb or someone has better ideas:

 - make high/medium have some kind of suggested application, e.g. 
   "medium (normal home usage)" "high (single-purpose server)" or 
   the like. Maybe drop the words high/medium entirely and just 
   make these task-oriented.

 - add Custom option to the option menu, so the security levels 
   are low/medium/high/custom

 - drop the radio buttons (use default/customize) and enable the 
   custom controls if Custom is chosen in the option menu

 - when a preset category such as "medium" is chosen, update the 
   list checkboxes to reflect this (WWW/FTP/etc.)
Comment 1 Brent Fox 2002-08-11 11:36:30 EDT
Personally, I don't much care for the overall layout of the screen, I was just
trying to reproduce the UI from anaconda.  The whole "Other ports" entry thing
is really confusing as well.

It's too late to make these changes now, but I will rethink the whole screen for
the next release.  Deferring for now.

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