[Mageia-dev] How will be the realese cycle?

Tux99 tux99-mga at uridium.org
Wed Oct 20 20:04:48 CEST 2010

On Wed, 20 Oct 2010, Robert Xu wrote:

> On Wed, Oct 20, 2010 at 12:25, Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com> wrote:
> > 2010/10/20 Robert Xu <robxu9 at gmail.com>:
> >> Maybe you could modify it to give a personal UUID for each computer,
> >> so that the user
> >> is not forced to register?
> >
> > OMG! I would have gathered at least 10 UUIDs over the last 2 years.
> > Depends on what piece of hardware you want to attach the UUID to :)
> > Reminds me of the Windows registration system.
> >
> haha, same. :)
> Er, I guess that could become a problem later...
> Maybe one month every year you refresh the UUIDs by having the
> software send their UUID?
> That way any inactive UUIDs could be deleted.

I hope you are not serious about this. Creepy unique identifiers (or any 
other tracking method) have absolutely no place in a FOSS community OS.

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