Re: [PATCH] device: prefer wifi over wwan by default

On Wed, Jul 22, 2015 at 8:10 PM, Bastien Nocera <hadess hadess net> wrote:
While WiFi at least imply that the user select an SSID, there
exists SIM
cards that are delivered configured to not require a PIN code or a
password from the user.

This reminded me of something I've been wondering about for a while:
What is the reason why NM asks me to select country, provider, APN
so on when connecting to mobile broadband for the first time? It
kind of user-unfriendly - MM/NM knows my operator's MCC/MNC (can be
seen in "mmcli -m 0 -i 0"), which can be used to immediately locate
correct <provider> block in serviceproviders.xml. Assuming there's
one data APN present in that <provider> block, it could simply be
by default without asking anything.

Completely agree there :)

Having a single APN entry for provider in the serviceproviders.xml
doesn't guarantee that that APN is the one the user needs to use... it
may very well be; but if it isn't because the DB is not up to date,
the user may be incurring in unexpected expenses... But we could at
least try to autoselect as much of that info as possible (e.g.
preselecting country/operator based on MCCMNC of the SIM card), that's


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