Proposal: Personal Data Encryption (maybe SoC?)

Tim Newsom cephdon at
Tue Mar 20 16:20:43 CET 2007

On Tue, 20 Mar 2007 8:12, Jim McDonald wrote:
> Tim Newsom wrote:
> [Encryption options]
> Yep I understand that there are lots of possibilities and options, I 
> just think that if something ships by default it should provide end 
> users with a very simple dialog that is basically an on/off switch for 
> 'protection of personal data' (or something else that doesn't even 
> mention encryption) and the additional levels of configuration can be 
> made available through plugins or whatever.
> Perhaps I've spent too long battling with ugly interfaces, but I think 
> that if OpenMoko is going to have a broader audience than the people on 
> this list and their kindred-in-geekness then a large amount of the 
> effort will be deciding how to keep the interface as simple and 
> streamlined as possible rather than loading the default build with 
> every option imaginable...
>> --Tim
> Cheers,
> Jim.

I completely agree.

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