Metrics and your privacy

Mike McGrath mmcgrath at
Tue Nov 28 14:21:26 UTC 2006

On 11/27/06, Jack Spaar <jspaar at> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Nov 2006 11:18:55 +0000, Alan wrote:
> But a randomly generated Universally Unique Identifier will still be
> uniquely identifying, by definition.  To require this cookie is to create
> an admission price for Fedora, however small, that doesn't exist now and
> isn't needed to get a useful metric of Fedora's popularity.

I can't imagine a scenerio that we'd be requiring anything like that.
Its listed on the metrics page just as "a way to get metrics" but I
highly doubt we'll be going that route.


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