My first DontZap use case while testing F11 beta

Christopher Stone chris.stone at
Thu Apr 16 05:50:11 UTC 2009

On Wed, Apr 15, 2009 at 10:09 PM, Adam Williamson <awilliam at> wrote:
> On Thu, 2009-04-16 at 06:20 +0200, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>> > Haha :) No, it's just that, as far as I can see, the impact on newbies
>> > is that we tell them to reboot instead of doing ctrl-alt-backspace.
>> You are presuming a newbie on a single seat/single user system.
>> > Total cost: about twenty seconds (time to reboot vs. time to restart X).
>> In a corporite environment, BIOS passwords or similar will prevent them
>> from rebooting. A service tech/sys-admin will have to come by.
> In a corporate environment the network will be managed by a sysadmin who
> will easily be able to change the default.

I like your logic.  It's easy to change defaults, so therefore it
makes sense to have bad defaults.

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