Proposal: D-Bus service to watch user activity (for IM messaging away and so on)
trueg at kde.org
Mon May 3 20:59:00 BST 2010
On 05/03/2010 07:02 PM, Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> Sebastian Trüg wrote:
>> Hi list,
>> currently Kopete has an implementation of user activity monitoring which
>> enables its auto-away feature. Konversation and friends could use the
>> same mechanism. The Nepomuk strigi service also has a very crappy user
>> activity monitor and could use a better one.
>> Thus, I though about a D-Bus service which does exactly that and emits
>> signals like
>> and the latter could either be emitted in regular intervals or clients
>> would register to get events at a certain frequency.
>> How about it? Is this something that would be acceptable as a KDED
>> module even?
> This basically sounds like what a screensaver would do anyway. And marking the
> user as away when he locks his screen also sounds like a good idea to me. So
> there is probably another place that could share that code.
Maybe that is another code segment which could be merged with the Kopete
code to form the new service.
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