[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Re: Brocked a third time

From: Aniello Del Sorbo anidel at gmail.com
Date: Tue Feb 13 18:42:56 EET 2007
Zoran Kolic wrote:
>> Why should the installer need to be root to do so?
> Looks like 770/800 is not ready for user-space apps. It is a new kind
> of philosophy on unix field. Personaly, I don't like it much, but a
> lot of folks have stars in the eyes.

Yes it is a rather new philosophy. Ubuntu and Mac OS X embraced it already.
It can help. A user app cannot mess with the system UNLESS the user 
enters a password.
It's different than just clicking "OK" on a warning.

> I'd rather get rid of sudo and mixture of root and user. And I deeply
> disagree that my 770 is one-user-at-time-gadget.
Yep I agree with that, even if I see no real use of a multi-user 
Usually these devices are for personal use.
But it'd be a nice welcome, I suppose.


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