Goals for next Xfce releases

Benedikt Meurer benedikt.meurer at unix-ag.uni-siegen.de
Tue Jan 30 13:15:18 CET 2007

Jani Monoses wrote:
> Andre Puschmann wrote:
>> hey guys,
>> my idea (or the conclusion of the mentioned thread) was to write
>> something similar (but more light-weight IMO) to gnome-power-manager
>> (gpm) that handles things like battery monitoring and non-active
>> desktops and thus allows shutting down the system on low bat and so on.
> A better idea is to try getting g-p-m lighter and only consider an 
> alternative if upstream opposes that.
> There's a lot of work that went into g-p-m, if you want something as 
> featureful  you'll need to duplicate much of it; if not the current 
> mostly broken battery-applet should suffice
> http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=399818

>From my POV it'd be best to include the basic pm stuff in xfce4-session.
It isn't that much (IMHO) and that way the session manager can also take
care of everything on power shortage. We can use some stuff from g-p-m
here, and it would be good to agree on a common DBus interface.

> Jani


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