expanding the inhibit spec

Ted Gould ted at gould.cx
Tue Jan 7 17:53:05 PST 2014

On Tue, 2014-01-07 at 17:38 -0500, Ryan Lortie wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 7, 2014, at 16:00, Ted Gould wrote:
> > It seems to me that what is odd about that API is that it conflates two
> > different types of inhibition, one is application lifecycle and the
> > other system lifecycle.  I don't think it makes sense at a system level
> > to merge those two together because they're handled very differently in
> > different parts of the stack.
> There is nothing here that is directed toward the 'app lifecycle' that
> you're talking about.  This is just an API for inhibiting system-level
> stuff (like 'logout', 'suspend', 'lock screen', etc).

It seems to me that "logout" is a special case of "don't kill me."  This
is because logout is basically just killing all the applications.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xdg/attachments/20140107/202835eb/attachment-0001.html>
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: This is a digitally signed message part
URL: <http://lists.freedesktop.org/archives/xdg/attachments/20140107/202835eb/attachment-0001.pgp>

More information about the xdg mailing list