RE: ppp support naming



Title: RE: ppp support naming
De: Bastien Nocera
Enviado el: jue 06/03/2008 17:12
Para: PEDRO MACANAS VALVERDE
CC: Dan Williams; Will Stephenson; networkmanager-list gnome org
Asunto: RE: ppp support naming


On Thu, 2008-03-06 at 08:16 +0100, PEDRO MACANAS VALVERDE wrote:
> De: networkmanager-list-bounces gnome org en nombre de Dan Williams
> Enviado el: miÚ 05/03/2008 19:55
> Para: Will Stephenson
> CC: networkmanager-list gnome org
> Asunto: Re: ppp support naming
>
> >Just a quick point; _nothing_ should ever use or expose the 2G/3G/4G
> names anywhere to the user.

> It could be shown optionally, if the user marks the option.
>
> >Where possible, we should display model and manufacturer strings in
> the
> UI because people usually know they have a Nokia or an LG or a Samsung
> phone.  They don't care if they have a Nokia CDMA phone or a Nokia GSM
> phone.  It's a phone.

Or you could just use the OUI from the Bluetooth address if via
Bluetooth, or the USB data otherwise.

OK


>> Now, when I have to buy a new mobile phone I wouldn┤t buy one older
> than HSPA .

>You can't really know that, even if you know all the details about the
phone, as even a phone with 3G, GPRS and all the whizzbang might not
have contracts to allow that (As I can vouch for with the latest Sony
Ericsson I got from Ericsson having a pay-as-you-go SIM card with 5 quid
credit).

Really I know I can use the HSPA in the Vodafone network. I use it in my Huawei E220 modem also. In any case, I give me no confidance a mobile network operator that does not offer any HSPA mobile phone to the users (this is first step selection).

Regards.

Pedro.



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