Re: NM tidbits

On Thu, 26 Jan 2006, Antony J Mee wrote:

I also find it difficult to make a strong argument for the wireless only enable.
I imagine it should be possible to independently disable all interfaces
(future additions too), eg. auto-dialed PPP/GPRS connections or some such
ie. it may need working into a more general framework at a later date, but
please at least keep it for now!

Let's see if I can dream up some use cases as support. Dan's gonna love these. Perhaps:
And one for the road (wait for it Dan... wait for it):
4) I am somekind of long-haired, peace-loving, tree-hugging laptop user (yet somehow don't have a Mac) and would like to use a wired connection but do not wish to add to the electromagnetic radiation that bounces round the room playing with my electrons and those of nearby friends,
     colleagues, trees and indeed everything (except dark matter?)!

4a) I'm on battery and I have a wired connection available. In the interest of conserving every bit of battery power, I turn my screen brightness way down, park my hard drive, and turn off my wireless transmitter.

		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu

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