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Re: [opensuse-project] [RFC] What about welcome.opensuse.org?
  • From: Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 22 Sep 2011 12:04:39 +0200
  • Message-id: <j5f17m$co4$2@saturn.local.net>
DenverD wrote:


but, how do you detect if the user installed from a magazine provided
image, is on an expensive and slow dial up in Timbuktu and really
really really doesn't want a load of 'content' at his/her download
cost? or,
. . .

if a static, on hard drive popup (in whatever browser) _offered_ to
connect to everything you can think of, then the user has _choice_

[what if this new user is running away from the dark side because,
[which
no choice, s/he is forced to download piles of stuff everyday . . . ]

so, i vote for an upgraded, installed, static, greeter with the option
to click to broadband, flat rate magic. ymmv

+1

Even in Western Europe where ADSL is rapidly going out of fashion, there
are still many not-that-remote locations where dial-up or slowish WLAN
to the next village is the only option.



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Per Jessen, Zürich (15.8°C)

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