Re: shell freeze break request

On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 4:48 PM, Ray Strode <halfline gmail com> wrote:
> Hey guys,
> There are a few bugs that I think would be really worthwhile to get in
> for a better 3.2 login story:
> Fingerprint reader support for login.  We had this feature in 3.0, but
> I didn't get it added in the initial cut of the shell based greeter.
> Shutdown menu.  The initial design for the login screen lacked a way
> to power off the machine (without first logging in).  Given we've
> historically told people one way to power off the machine is to first
> log out, this is kind of contradictory.
> Logo.  The old fallback login screen has a way to specify an optional
> logo at the login screen.  This was added for site administrators to
> brand their lab machines, and distros also use it to add branding.  We
> don't want to show any sort of logo by default, so this one would only
> get shown after changing a gsettings key.
> Thoughts?

Seeing screenshots would make it much easier to judge the ui impact of
these. I'm in favour of accepting all three of these, anyway, since
they address what would otherwise be seen as regressions in going from
the classical gdm greeter to the shell greeter.

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