[Dev] Multi User activation idea.

Aleksander Zdyb a.zdyb at partner.samsung.com
Wed Oct 2 10:24:51 GMT 2013


On 02.10.2013 11:44, Counihan, Tom wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: dev-bounces at lists.tizen.org [mailto:dev-bounces at lists.tizen.org] On
>> Behalf Of Lukasz Stelmach
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 02, 2013 10:25 AM
>> Subject: Re: [Dev] Multi User activation idea.
>>
>>
>> Set LANG and TZ environment variables.
> Do these not have a system wide impact, resulting is all users picking up the same values?
> If so, consider from an IVI perspective we have a 'user' which is the system administrator - i.e. the guy in the garage that pulls logs, and diagnoses problems.
> If the owner/driver sets the language to something that administrator cannot understand could this not be perceived as an issue? If the OEM wishes to ensure that all logs/diagnosis traces are captured in one language, could the use of these env variables override such a policy?
>
> What happens if we have multiple concurrent users - drivers/passengers that what different language experiences?
>

Nope. These could be set per session. Even for the same user, i.e. you 
can simultaneously login to multiple virtual consoles and have different 
locale in every each of them.

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Aleksander Zdyb
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics



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