klingens at kde.org
Sat Aug 13 16:55:55 BST 2005
On Saturday 13 August 2005 15:21, Friedrich W. H. Kossebau wrote:
> Am Samstag, 13. August 2005 11:12, schrieb Martijn Klingens:
> > On Saturday 13 August 2005 00:39, Jonathan Chen (jonachen) wrote:
> > > > Since KDE 3.4 it is possible to automatically logout users that have
> > > > been idle for a certain period of time.
> > > >
> > > > WARNING: Be careful with this option, logging out a user may
> > > > result in dataloss!
> > >
> > > How does it cause dataloss? I assume it can be caused if someone did
> > > save their work and you logged them off?
> > I assume you mean "did *NOT* save their work", and if so: yes, that will
> > be the cause of dataloss.
> There used to be support for automatically saving unsaved stuff within the
> session management. Can anybody tell why this was removed? Because the user
> could start another dm-type session (say, windowmaker) or non-X logins and
> have the synchronisation broken this way?
I didn't even know we have ever had this feature... But I guess the answer
lies on core-devel or a similar list and not on the Kiosk list, so
cross-posting there. :)
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