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Re: Bug#895253: ITP: elisa -- Simple music player with a focus on Plasma desktop integration and privacy




On Apr 08, Adam Borowski <kilobyte@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> While I need online music services about as much as I need an additional
> hole in the head, this raises a good point: why do music players shipped in
> Debian default to grabbing lyrics, "LastFM stats", tags, and what not, even
> when playing local media?
Probably because most of their users consider these features to be 
useful.
This deceptively simple principle can be generalized to explain the 
default settings of most software.

Maybe the developers of these program should implement some call-home 
functionality to collect metrics about which features are actually used 
by their users, to be able to better tune the default settings?

-- 
ciao,
Marco

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