[sugar] non-intuitive Neighborhood information
Thu Jun 26 10:58:49 EDT 2008
[I don't have wireless at home; am using last week's Joyride.] Last
Sunday, I was using my OLPC at a cafe called Bouldin. Yesterday, I
visited a friend who lives in a wifi-rich location. At his house,
my Neighborhood view showed several circles which, when the cursor
was hovered over them, listed that connection's ESSID as 'Bouldin'.
[My friend lives 20 miles from the cafe !]
As near as I can figure out, at the cafe the OLPC Network Manager
put an entry [Bouldin] at the top of .sugar/default/nm/networks.cfg.
Then, at my friend's house, whenever the OLPC saw an Access Point
which was not broadcasting its ESSID, it "picked" a matching entry
from networks.cfg, and displayed that entry-name for that icon.
Just wanted to let the developers know that it was confusing to see
obviously-untrue "labels" on some circle icons in Neighborhood.
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