Subject: Re: proposal: NetBSD system buyer's directory
To: Bill Studenmund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Andrew Brown <email@example.com>
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 http://www.netbsd.org/....?"
>> 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
>And have an option in there somewhere so root can make the message hush.
um...er...they 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
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