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Writer's Café: An IDE for writers

Posted by: Anonymous [ip: 122.148.187.219] on December 02, 2007 08:45 PM
I'm a little suspicious of this software, it scans every directory in my home directory on start up, I would not have noticed this, except I've made a WINE applications directory readable by the root user only, and so this application is unable to access the contents of the Directory and displays a message.

Given that this software is not Free Open Source software, I have no way Of knowing what the purpose of this scan is, nor do I have any means of turning it off.

Maybe it's just me being paranoid, but as an applications developer, I have certainly never done anything like this, except in very rare circumstances, where that is the purpose of the software, and I can't for the life of me see why an ordinary desktop application needs to do this.

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