file selector abstraction (GUI) (libfileselector.so)
jpetso at gmx.at
Mon Dec 15 11:15:34 PST 2008
On Monday, 15. December 2008, Mark Seaborn wrote:
> The purpose is for the file chooser to act as a security mechanism,
> granting the requesting application access to the chosen file.
I hope that is meant as improvement of the user experience rather than an
actual security measure. If you just rely on the file selector to implement
security, you'll be bypassed for sure by some other method to open a file
(command line arguments, drag 'n drop, D-Bus, whatever you can think of).
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