[Sugar-devel] Sugar + OLPC mesh network selection logic
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Tue Jun 23 05:10:40 EDT 2009
On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 08:38, Peter Robinson<pbrobinson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >>> But, auto attach to any old public AP with no prior user selection?
>> >>> That's just asking for trouble...
>> >> What trouble is that asking for?
>> > A very fair question:
>> I think that Sugar should prioritize what its user might want over
>> what the potential wishes of a potential authority figure might be.
>> I don't think I've ever been in a situation where connecting to an
>> open access point would have displeased me, when it was the only
>> connectivity available.
> In the UK its actually illegal. While there's not been a conviction I
> don't think its something we should be doing automatically, it should
> be something the user opts into. Also how do you in the case of
> multiple open APs decide which one is the best?
Btw, we have users and we can contact them quite easily. Why try to
guess what they want instead of asking them?
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