Holger Macht hmacht at
Thu Mar 29 15:03:22 PDT 2007

On Thu 29. Mar - 22:58:10, Richard Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 23:52 +0200, Holger Macht wrote:
> > 
> > I don't why it's only me seeing the problem here? You want to have
> > Shutdown() and Reboot() on _every_ system, but not mandatory the other
> > methods. If you don't have a pm application providing "the other"
> > methods,
> > you need to implement them somewhere else to meet the spec's
> > requirements. And that seems wrong to me. If you need to implement
> > them a
> > second time, you could do it right at the one place where you need
> > them
> > compulsory, the desktop base. You won't need a pm app then.
> I don't think you need to define the interface in the desktop
> base. I think saying "at least something will provide" is good
> enough; for instance:
> XFCE can just build the interface into the base session layer with a
> thin wrapper around HAL
> GNOME can use gnome-power-manager
> KDE can use kpowersaved or guidance-power-manager

I'm talking about a GNOME or KDE _without_ gnome-power-manager or


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