Subject: Re: proposal: NetBSD system buyer's directory
To: Bill Studenmund <>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/25/1997 15:56:34
>> >	(3) I think the notion of having this happen automagically
>> >	    is a violation of privacy.
>> >
>> >..and I have a suggestion:  "Why not encourage people to register their
>> >systems at"
>> automagically is certainly not nice.  how about changing the default
>> /etc/motd (which currently just says "welcome to netbsd") to ask them
>> to do this?  and suggest that a nice form can be located in
>> /etc/foobar...?
>And have an option in there somewhere so root can make the message hush.
>:-) could use vi to edit /etc/motd and take it out?  would
that cover it or would we need something for people who can't use
vi/ed/ex/emacs/"cat >"?

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