[OTR-users] Can't enable logging with 4.0.0

Ian Goldberg ian at cypherpunks.ca
Wed Sep 5 16:52:33 EDT 2012

On Wed, Sep 05, 2012 at 12:02:04PM -0400, Gregory Maxwell wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 5, 2012 at 10:37 AM, Brian Morrison <bdm at fenrir.org.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, 5 Sep 2012 09:12:53 -0500
> > Karen Trudeau <karen.trudeau at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Any suggestions?
> >
> > I don't know what the developers decided to do after a discussion
> > about this on the list a while ago, but for this new version with OTR
> > active you must override the default no logging policy on each and
> > every occasion you use it.
> I hope not, because the intuitive fix to thos is to not use OTR which
> is a clear regression.

Indeed, the _intent_ of the change was:

* If you're using OTR for the first time, the "Don't log OTR
  conversations" defaults to checked.

* In any event, when you start an OTR conversation, it will tell you
  whether it's logging or not.

If that's not what it's doing, it's a bug.

   - Ian

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