[Koha] Koha software based self-check

Chris Nighswonger cnighswonger at foundations.edu
Thu Mar 10 12:36:54 NZDT 2011

 On Wed, Mar 9, 2011 at 4:27 PM, Magnus Enger <magnus at enger.priv.no> wrote:

> On 9 March 2011 21:14, Joann Ransom <jransom at library.org.nz> wrote:
> > USB keyboards and mice are hot swappable. When we need to leave PCs in
> > public area we log them in, then take away the mouse and keyboard,
> plugging
> > them back in at the end of the day when its time to log off the PC.
> Heh, that is clever! But if there is no mouse, is there any way for
> patrons to terminate their "session"? Or does their list of borrowed
> stuff remain on the screen until the page reloads/autoterminates the
> session (after 120,000 milliseconds, apparently)? And does that not
> make it possible (not to say unavoidable) for the next patron in line
> to register books on the account of the previous patron who used the
> self checkout?

We leave the mouse hooked up and instruct our patrons to be sure to end
their own session.
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