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Re: [steering-discuss] LibO registration page gone?

Em 29-10-2010 10:56, Michael Meeks escreveu:
Hi guys,

* Cons of registration page
        + It makes OO.o look like some shareware / marketing-ware thing
        + It clutters our startup, with extra confusing clicks
        + It has some annoying "annoy me again later" option you have
          to carefully avoid.
        + There are real privacy, data collection and storage issues
          around the data that is entered
        + LibreOffice currently has no infrastructure to register and
          store that data at all, never mind in a compliant way
        + Very many people will simply ignore it, thus giving us only a
          subset of users, and presumably those who care little for
          their privacy
        + Ubuntu had a -massive- flamewar before removing a somewhat
          more defensible dialog about something very similar, and
          currently do not ship with this dialog cf.:

+ some corporate or Gov users/customers HATE this, as they are touchy on data privacy, newtork traffic, proxy setting, user assistance, help desk costs to explain why, bla bla bla....

In big corporations / Gov, 100.000 small individual annoyances is a huge annoyance.

Olivier Hallot
Steering Commitee
The Document Foundation

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