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Thread: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    I like Michael Hall's quote in the article:

    “…Ubuntu is advertised as “Linux for Human Beings” not “Linux for absolute privacy protection”. As such, our defaults are selected based on what produces the best user experience. If privacy is your primary concern, there are niche distros that cater to you.”
    I know that the complainers will be out in force, as most of them seem to get their information from 3rd party sources, and really have no idea how the system actually works.

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    Quote Originally Posted by cariboo907 View Post
    I like Michael Hall's quote in the article:
    I know that the complainers will be out in force, as most of them seem to get their information from 3rd party sources, and really have no idea how the system actually works.
    My thoughts exactly.

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    Quote Originally Posted by cariboo907 View Post
    I like Michael Hall's quote in the article:
    I know that the complainers will be out in force, as most of them seem to get their information from 3rd party sources, and really have no idea how the system actually works.
    O.K., then "what is" Unity 7 from the "1st party source" wherever/whoever that is? Any links?

    Just curious.

    Thanks.....

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    Quote Originally Posted by cariboo907 View Post
    I know that the complainers will be out in force, as most of them seem to get their information from 3rd party sources, and really have no idea how the system actually works.
    There's a Q+A about it here: http://fridge.ubuntu.com/2013/01/30/smart-scopes/

    Also more info:

    http://www.iloveubuntu.net/ubuntu-sm...-and-explained
    https://wiki.ubuntu.com/SmartScopes1304Spec

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    Quote Originally Posted by jerrylamos View Post
    O.K., then "what is" Unity 7 from the "1st party source" wherever/whoever that is? Any links?
    http://mhall119.com/2013/03/coming-soon-unity-7/

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    Actually should be interesting whenever they show, either for real or in the 'testing' ppa. (nothing yet, remain in an .experimental
    (though can anticipate some typical complaints if the tomboy scope is default installed, probably won't be?

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    I don't mind the way Unity works or is laid out, but I'd never use it without turning off the "Scopes" or "send all your searches to Canonical" feature.

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    Anything noticeable in v7 besides "smart scopes"? I noticed it said "performance etc" but such vague words without numbers are usually typical PR in the release notes of any software.

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    Re: Unity 7 is tentatively pegged to arrive on March 25th.

    Maybe the default should be off as that this kind of information gathering is questionable due to the kind of information send to the server (containing session ID, search term, state of the filters, user's platform, user's geographic info and user's locale).

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