michaelcox wrote:She has to be a female.
MLS will not let you make a brother a Primary President. It's not a flaw, it's simply reflecting church policy.
thedqs wrote:The problem I was pointing out was the transfer protocol to church headquarters... Church HQ believes that it is interacting with a real MLS when really it is a malicious 3rd party
dragev wrote:I guess then, in the process of open sourcing certain software, the communications layer should be abstracted and the proprietary protocol implementation removed. This way, the Church can still keep the communication stream proprietary, yet enjoy all the benefits of an open source project.
thedqs wrote:The only problem is that the church encrypted data stream that MLS uses to send updates, could potentially be hacked and then false information could be uploaded to the servers, effectively ruining the entire chruch database. I support some of the projects but not all for the reasons of privacy and security in those cases.
tomw wrote:Let's not let this discussion get bogged down into a debate over open source vs proprietary software.
RussellHltn wrote:It's ok as long as we're not debating church policy.
AdrianLP wrote:hrm, I think the issue is that with open source software more of us can contribute, and more eyes on the code which transmits *our* personal information.
I think this is a perfectly valid and fair point, no?
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