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Re: [opensuse] Registration in 10.1
  • From: Siegbert Baude <siegbert.baude@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 17 May 2006 08:54:43 +0200
  • Message-id: <446AC8B3.2090806@xxxxxx>
Michael Loeffler schrieb:
> On Saturday 13 May 2006 21:28, Erhard Sanio wrote:
>> Still I feel that demanding registration is a wrong way
>> and should be abandoned.

> I would like to bring in some facts into this discussion.
>
> We're talking abouth the automatic Onling Update Configuration. The purpose is
> to get a suitable update source configured for one's system. In order to
> deliver that service Novell's backend service needs to know a few things:
> - unique identifier
> - system architecture
> - product and product version
> - time zone

For what purpose do you need a "unique identifier"? As a suggestion, I
would leave out anything "uniqe" and call the process "net optimization"
instead of "registration", then everybody would welcome this nice
feature, instead of sending critical comments.

Just my 2 Cents.

Ciao
Siegbert

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