Re: ppp support naming
- From: Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net>
- To: Will Stephenson <wstephenson kde org>
- Cc: networkmanager-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: ppp support naming
- Date: Wed, 05 Mar 2008 10:26:44 +0000
On Wed, 2008-03-05 at 08:56 +0100, Will Stephenson wrote:
> On Monday 03 March 2008 19:38:23 Tambet Ingo wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 12:18 PM, Vitja Makarov <vitja makarov gmail com>
> > > I see it in the tree but I don't see it works, correct me if i'm wrong.
> > It works for GSM and CDMA.
> As far as I know, GSM and CDMA are instances of certain classes of cellular
> networks, but GSM and CDMA themselves are not used globally.
> If I 'm right in this, it would make sense to internally name this support
> something generic, like 2GCellular and 3GCellular and then the GUI can sort
> out whether it refers to it as "CDMA" in EN_us or "3G" in EN_gb or "UMTS" in
> de. The flipside is users doing a "CDMA wtf?" when they try to use their
> cellular card.
They're different protocols, and use different command sets. And those
strings don't appear in the UI either.
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