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Re: RFC: usb-modeswitch 1.2.0 release embedding jimtcl

On jeu., 2011-10-20 at 18:58 +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Thu, 20 Oct 2011, Timo Jyrinki <timo.jyrinki@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Actually, I already know a lot of people whose only desktop machine
> > network connection is a 3G dongle, since unlimited data with it is
> > about half the price of ADSL connection.
> My parents have been using USB 3G net access on their Desktop system for about 
> two years now.  It costs them $150 per annum instead of $30 per month.  If 
> they were to stop using a land-line phone service and use only mobile phones 
> then they could save another $20 per month.
> In Australia ADSL and cable are only good value in urban areas if you need to 
> transfer more than about 2G of data per month or if you need reliable low 
> latency. 

I don't exactly want to debate on that. I never said nobody used that,
it's just that, imho, that's not really needed by default. Now if we
consider people using default install don't know how to install more
stuff, and use that as a basis for selecting what's in the default
install, I think we might have quite some issues.


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