On Tue, 2006-01-10 at 07:04 -0500, Alan Cox wrote:
I have to actually log in and enter a password now in order for my
machine to connect to the network, and that's a serious regression.
Its more secure 8)
Not really. A security policy which is over the top is just inviting you
to circumvent it. It's tempting me just to disable WEP altogether,
rather than forcing all users to enter some kind of password _again_
after they've already done so to log in.
And that's beside the point, which is that GNOME applets shouldn't be
dictating security policies -- especially silly ones like 'networks are
per-user', even if you _can_ contrive a couple of situations where that
seems to make sense.
Support the bizarre 'per-user' thing if you really must, but please also
support the common case, which is that stuff like WEP keys are a