Start new session...

Thomas Zander zander at
Thu Oct 10 19:05:26 BST 2002

On Thu, Oct 10, 2002 at 08:05:28PM +0200, Martijn Klingens wrote:
> On Thursday 10 October 2002 19:47, Thomas Zander wrote:
> > That is not what I am talking about, and it seems it again goes wrong on
> > usage of the word 'session'.
> > Please accept that KDE has used 'session' for ages for the
> > session-management stuff (saving a state when KDE shuts down) and we can't
> > change that.  If I ever talk about sessions I talk about the sessions KDE
> > uses.
> If you login you start a session. If you logout you close your session. If you 
> login twice on different virtual terminals you start two sessions.
> Sounds pretty logical to me actually, much better than using 'screen' or 
> 'desktop' at least.

I'm not arguing this point. I am talking about the fact that session management
is a name everyone uses right now.

I am worried that naming these things sessions will give you the problem that
on different versions different behavior is shown for sessions.

Thomas Zander   zander at
We are what we pretend to be

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