Talk:Features/BetterHostname

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Would adding a per machine signature in there be good? The front ends coded to consume the data don't have to use it if they don't want to clutter their UI but it would let a UI that wanted to inform the user that the machine claiming to be "Secure Corporate Storage" is no longer the same. That seems like it would be a clear improvement over the current situation and make this more worthwhile to announce as a feature.
 
Would adding a per machine signature in there be good? The front ends coded to consume the data don't have to use it if they don't want to clutter their UI but it would let a UI that wanted to inform the user that the machine claiming to be "Secure Corporate Storage" is no longer the same. That seems like it would be a clear improvement over the current situation and make this more worthwhile to announce as a feature.
 
--[[User:Toshio|abadger1999]] 19:08, 20 November 2009 (UTC)
 
--[[User:Toshio|abadger1999]] 19:08, 20 November 2009 (UTC)
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This feature is confusing to me, (judging from today's FESCo meeting transcript, I'm not the only one). I suggest not using the term "Hostname" at all. Windows uses the term "Computer Description", and that sounds similar to what's being described here.
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--[[User:Ktdreyer|Ktdreyer]] 19:54, 20 November 2009 (UTC)

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What about KIO support? And in things like KDM? This calls itself "xdg", but sounds very much GNOME-specific to me. --Kkofler 23:25, 19 November 2009 (UTC)

It's a D-Bus service, so anything you would want in KDE might use it. Hadess 00:59, 20 November 2009 (UTC)

Would adding a per machine signature in there be good? The front ends coded to consume the data don't have to use it if they don't want to clutter their UI but it would let a UI that wanted to inform the user that the machine claiming to be "Secure Corporate Storage" is no longer the same. That seems like it would be a clear improvement over the current situation and make this more worthwhile to announce as a feature. --abadger1999 19:08, 20 November 2009 (UTC)

This feature is confusing to me, (judging from today's FESCo meeting transcript, I'm not the only one). I suggest not using the term "Hostname" at all. Windows uses the term "Computer Description", and that sounds similar to what's being described here. --Ktdreyer 19:54, 20 November 2009 (UTC)