Exposing the mouse battery status through HAL

Behdad Esfahbod behdad at cs.toronto.edu
Wed Dec 1 02:35:38 PST 2004

On Wed, 1 Dec 2004, Sergey Udaltsov wrote:

> > Thinking a bit more about it perhaps the property should be called
> > info.software.addons.input.mouse.wireless and we should merge
> > "org.freedesktop.Hal" in the .fdi file because we are the vendor of that
> > addon (e.g. it's in the hal tarball). In some theoretical future
> > Logitech could override that property with "com.logitech", with .fdi
> > files of their own, and make their own polling daemon run instead of
> > ours [1].
> As I said, IMHO it would be more reasonable to set in .fdi the
> property "rechargeable.command_interface" - and then analize it in the
> daemon. What's wrong with this approach?

Then you need an oracle to tell you that you need mousebatd
daemon.  The idea was to be able to find out what daemons are

> Sergey

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