Re: The number of etch installations is rocketing...
Fabio Tranchitella <email@example.com> writes:
> * 2007-04-12 11:29, Joey Hess wrote:
>> I wonder if it would be reasonable to make d-i hit one of two urls
>> depending on whether the user chose to enable popcon, and count the
> Isn't this a violation of user's privacy? If the user hitted `No', this
> really means that he doesn't want to call home.
If the user hit enter on 'No' there could be another question asking
whether to just report that you installed a new machine. The default
for that question would be 'Yes'.
Hm. To reduce the number of questions asked during install, I suggest
having three options for the popcon question:
[ ] No, don't use popcon
[X] No, don't use popcon, but notify that you installed a new machine.
[ ] Yes, use popcon
The middle option would be the default. It would do a HTTP GET to
some debian.org machine.
However, this opens up for people setting up bots to destroy the