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Re: Data retention reminder on live CD

Subject: Re: Data retention reminder on live CD
From: Luke Yelavich
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 2008 08:50:44 +1100
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On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 04:09:19AM EST, Evan Dandrea wrote:
> >   * A note that appears on the CD boot menu when you select this option
> > 
> >   * A desktop notification that appears once the live CD has finished
> >     starting up
> > 
> >   * Some kind of watermark on the background image
> > 
> >   * A special live CD help icon on the desktop
> 
> Perhaps we could write to usplash?  There's plenty of empty space for a
> verbose message and (imho) it's more noticeable than a desktop
> notification.
> 
> Failing that, I'd agree that a desktop notification is the best option.

I think that a desktop notification is the best bet, for one simple reason, 
accessibility. Either usplash, a watermark on the image, or the CD boot menu 
may be able to let the user know, but none of these methods are currently 
accessible for speech, Braille, or magnification users.

Luke
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