Martin Bagge / brother
brother at bsnet.se
Wed Dec 2 07:53:32 PST 2009
Bastien Nocera wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-12-02 at 15:36 +0100, Martin Bagge / brother wrote:
>> Bastien Nocera wrote:
>>>>> bluetooth-discoverable is useless
>>>> I was thinking of mobile - there's curently no bluetooth status icons
>>>> in the spec. Some netbooks include a bluetooth switch and on mobiles
>>>> people usually toggle bluetooth for battery life. Why do you think
>>>> it's useless?
>>> Because being on/off isn't what discoverable means.
>> Just like the mute function is just sound being on/off?
> No, discoverable means that the Bluetooth adapter can be discovered by
> other devices around it. It has little to do with the running state of
> the device (although, obviously, a discoverable device is always enabled
> and powered).
Makes sense. Much like not showing info about network status up/down,
new usb devices and such. Had a bit broader picture and missed out on
the discover part.
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