The future of Power Management - together with Activities

Stefan Majewsky stefan.majewsky at
Sat Oct 1 19:07:12 BST 2011

On Sat, Oct 1, 2011 at 7:33 PM, Andras Mantia <amantia at> wrote:
> I can't comment on activities, never used them, nor feel the need to use
> them. So this sounds more like the power management applet would force
> me to create and use activites.

+1. Actually I'm confused by the concept of activities as a whole: On
one hand, there are libraries now for reacting to activity switching.
On the other hand, activities are said to include running
applications, so apps will be closed when switching to a different
activity. That seems contradictory.

That makes it difficult for me to see where power profiles come into
this game: Does this mean that when I want to switch to a different
profile, does this mean that I have to create a new activity when I
want to change to a different power profile, which would mean that all
running applications would close because they belong to the previous


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