screensaver and power manager dbus interfaces

David Zeuthen david at
Fri Jun 2 17:04:59 EEST 2006

On Fri, 2006-06-02 at 15:30 +0200, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> for the same reason I think we should add the Reboot and keep Shutdown
> methods, I think it's better if apps use only a standard interface for
> all power management-related tasks than having to use dbus for some
> operations, X libs for another, etc. Of course, as you say, this is just
> a convencience wrapper, but that would make it easier for the developer,
> I think.

Yep. Another point, especially for embedded systems, is the fact that
the platform may not feature X11 (and if it does, it may not be the we're all used too) nor HAL. 

So I think it makes it a lot easier if we have a single abstract
interface for applications.


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