Round 1

Máirín Duffy duffy at
Thu Jan 10 14:57:11 UTC 2008

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 10:16 +0100, Gerold wrote:
>> When you'll install a new system, you'll get a unique (smolt-system)
>> id-number; maybe it is possible that that id-nummer is the "code" shown at
>> your dsktop?!
>> So everybody has his "own unique" Desktop wallpaper/theme and also maybe
>> with the changing color as in F8???
> The thing about this is that screenshots using this background will be
> able to identify the specific machine. I agree that it's not a fatal
> problem, but it is a potential privacy violation that the end-user needs
> to be made aware of.

Maybe instead this idea could be used to provide users with a printable
label or sticker for their computer when they register with smolt rather
than replacing their wallpaper?


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