Re: Features !

2011/10/6 Alberto Ruiz <aruiz gnome org>:
>> The flaw in your logic starts beyond the front door. Clearly the login
>> process should be accessible, and the install and setup so that a user
>> can always get their system set up.
> You're assuming the install and the setup is done by a) the same person that
> is going to use the computer, which is not the case most of the time and b)
> that the person that uses the computer is always the same one.

He isn't assuming that at all, since he isn't talking about install
(other than mentioning that there it must be available) but the login

As for b), that one account doesn't show the icon doesn't mean another
account can't show it either.

> Not true, some seats have unique users (think of a university lab, or a
> multi seat setup in an office), some of these have a unique user for anybody
> that logins automatically (in the same way than a live CD works). So even
> the person that setups the machine doesn't know what sort of user ends up
> using that particular machine.

That's a special case (vs. personal computers) and the person doing
the installation should know how to set up the system to make it

Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals (RainCT)
Free Software Developer

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