On Wednesday 31 January 2007 6:16 pm, Tony Nelson wrote:
How about the smolt package having a list of "well known"
hardware that is already known to work, or to not work for good reason. If
the computer has only "well known" hardware, don't bother the user at all.
(Unless some of it is known to be bad; it might be polite to mention that.)
If there is unlisted hardware, offer to query a server to find out how
"interesting" it is, in order to help the user make an informed choice.
(Be sure to mention that /all/ the hardware will be reported on opt-in, in
case of interactions.) Even secretive people might want to opt in if they
thought it would really help, and they'd surely be less offended in the
All of the above, in my opinion, would be especially useful on the Fedora Live
CD. Shopping for a new PC would become interesting.
Thank you for your consideration,
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