Removing "Save session" from logout menu
open at knome.fi
Thu Apr 22 14:52:32 CEST 2010
Mike Massonnet wrote:
> First, please avoid HTML when possible (or use HTML+text at least),
> when responding in “text only” here it doesn't catch the right
> citation depths which makes it unbearable to know who wrote what.
My Thunderbird is set to be using both text and HTML, please contact me
again if the problem persists. I see the citations look different than
usual in this mail, I hope that doesn't occur often...
> 2010/4/22 Pasi Lallinaho <open at knome.fi <mailto:open at knome.fi>>
> Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
>> On 04/21/2010 08:49 AM, Pasi Lallinaho wrote:
>>> Hello all Xfce developers and enthusiastics!
>>> I'm sending this mail referring to the bug I just filed  and the
>>> conversation with Jerome some days ago at #xfce-dev. The bug description
>>> pretty much describes what I'd like and why. I also heard/remember this
>>> has been discussed earlier.
>>> What do you think of dropping the option?
>> Bad idea. That defeats one of the rather important purposes of the
>> session manager: saving the session. I'm assuming you mean we should
>> disable the session-saving features entirely? (Otherwise that doesn't
>> fix this "problem" you're trying to solve.)
> No, I'm proposing we should drop the option from the logout menu,
> not completely from Xfce (eg. it could be available in the Session
> settings dialog).
>> The problem is with the panel. Fix the panel. The session manager will
>> even restart the panel if it crashes!
> I've also proposed a way to debug the panel, and if we can get to
> the source of those panel crashes, that would be great. Then there
> would not be that much reason to remove (read/think: hide) the
> option from logout menu.
> To be all fair, I never use this option (the checkbox in the logout
> dialog). Either it's on or off, and everytime I log in Xfce for the
> very first time, I always uncheck it (it is checked by default). I
> believe it wouldn't harm but look decent to keep it in the session
> settings dialog only :-p Nick already proposed to make it optional
> through a hidden setting, I guess that will work for most people.
Yes, that's of course a solution for this for now, but still a hack as
I'm willing to do work to find out the reasons the panel originally
crashes as well, so we can get that fixed for good.
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