[ubuntu-uk] Worrying article

Colin Law clanlaw at googlemail.com
Mon Apr 9 14:16:31 UTC 2012


On 9 April 2012 14:37, Alan Bell <alan.bell at libertus.co.uk> wrote:
> On 09/04/12 11:20, Steve wrote:
>>
>>
>> The problem is not with the journalist but, Ubuntu.  The explanations as
>> to what is going on with these settings can best be described as vague.
>>  Until Alan's explanation I wasn't sure what they're for.  I've submitted a
>> bug #977106 to LP if people would like to add to it.
>>
>>
> well apart from tossing in the word "zeitgeist" (which nobody really
> understands and would be called jargon or gobbledygook geek stuff by most
> people) I don't really see what my explanation added over the default text
> that is on the screenshots and there to be read. What was the bit I said
> that was helpful compared to what is there already?

I think that your comments made it clear /where/ the information is
being stored (on the PC not off on the internet somewhere) and /why/
(for the users convenience not for snooping purposes).  You may think
that these things are obvious but that is not necessarily correct.

Colin



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