[Dev] Multi User activation idea.

Łukasz Stelmach l.stelmach at samsung.com
Wed Oct 2 14:05:25 GMT 2013


It was <2013-10-02 śro 14:47>, when Jussi Laako wrote:
> On 2.10.2013 14:14, Łukasz Stelmach wrote:
>> That's great. I just hope we won't end up installing LDAP on a mobile
>> phone ;)
>
> Haha, no, definitely not. At least I wouldn't propose anything like
> that... :)
>
>> Pin-code is a form of password nad biometrics... I am afraid current
>> sensors are not worth trying to use them
>
> I know, that was just an example. Our initial plan was to program NFC
> stickers with keys and use those as a identify & authenticate demo. In
> addition to pin code / password.
>
>> These can be stored in home directories. Take a look at gdm and/or kdm
>> how they support avatars.
>
> Yes, although we had a bit different idea on how to store auxiliary
> user metadata, including nick names and such in addition to avatar
> images. But all that goes outside of the IEEE 1003.1 spec. So what we
> have is a daemon and D-Bus API to deal with user management. And we
> are working on an equivalent of gdb/kdm, but that can work GUI-less
> and also identify user by other means than typing the name on keyboard
> or selecting it from a GUI. For example using NFC tag.

Sounds interesting. Show the code so I can bash it ;-)

-- 
Łukasz Stelmach
Samsung R&D Institute Poland
Samsung Electronics
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