[PATCH] Turn Powerdevil suspend notification into a dialog

Aurélien Gâteau aurelien.gateau at canonical.com
Wed Sep 23 22:08:37 BST 2009

Aaron J. Seigo a écrit :

> let me offer an alternate explanation: the patch was created by a member of a 
> team (Ayatana) that has removed the current mechanism of providing user 
> interaction during system initiated suspension. specifically, they removed 
> actions from notifications and now have a non-interuptable notification that 
> happily counts down to oblivion. their solution is to turn it into a dialog. 
> so they post a patch. they don't mention that this is suddenly an issue for 
> them because they've neutered their notification UI in terms of user 
> interaction. we get this sprawling discussion where people assume that the 
> patch was made because there was an existing problem when the truth is that 
> the problem is completely self-contrived.

Sure I did not mention it in the first mail, but I at least tried to fix
it later (did you miss this one?)

Quoting myself (how weird):

To be completely honest, it is also a bigger problem for us (yet again)
because of the possibility to use notify-osd together with KDE on
Kubuntu. Still I believe this Powerdevil change makes sense even for
upstream KDE.

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