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Re: [K12OSN] Privacy vs vendor support



On Thu, 3 Jul 2003 jam mcquil com wrote:

>On Wed, 2 Jul 2003, Eric Harrison wrote:
>> 
>> This way, if the admin just takes the default, it reveals very little
>> info. If they choose to do so, they can provide us with some very useful
>> info about how K12LTSP is being used. There is an option to completely
>> opt out. If they hit cancel, it defaults to opt-out. You can change your
>> mind later. It is all in simple scripts so you don't have to worry about
>> hidden code that does bad things.
>> 
>> Is that a more acceptable approach?
>
>Sounds VERY acceptable to me.
>
>How about a randomly generated system-id, so that if the sysadmin
>resends the data, it updates the existing record, rather than
>creating new records each time.
>
>Using the public IP address doesn't quite work if they have
>multiple LTSP servers behind the NAT device.

Ok, I crank out some same code to see if it works as well in practice
as it does in theory...

-Eric




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