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Author: Arnt Karlsen
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] new freedesktop "standard": /etc/machine-id
On Sat, 9 Mar 2019 18:12:55 +0100, Didier wrote in message

>     I find it comic that dbus, which is a middleware restricted to a
> single host, builds a unique id to identify this host. We know that
> the systemd team likes to catch up everything to control it from
> their blob, even if it looks like pure crap. This makes me think the
> intention is probably not surveillance, but lock-in because here is
> the core of their busyness model.
>     They claim that this isn't UUID (Unix Unique ID). And they are
> right even if it matches the acronym, because it is best named
> Useless Unique ID.

..so, do we drop that Useless Unique ID scheme from our dbus,
or do we drop dbus?

..and, do we help keep Useless Unique ID, Useless, e.g. with
cron jobs?

..med vennlig hilsen = with Kind Regards from Arnt Karlsen
...with a number of polar bear hunters in his ancestry...
Scenarios always come in sets of three:
best case, worst case, and just in case.