The future of Power Management - together with Activities

todd rme toddrme2178 at
Sun Oct 2 10:22:45 BST 2011

On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 11:07 AM, Thomas Zander <zander at> wrote:
>> I mean, the profile can be changed by switching Activities, so what is the
>> technical reason it cannot be done by the user directly? The reason I'm
>> concerned is that it takes concepts (power management policy, current
>> Activity) which, although related, are orthogonal and then artificially
>> combines them.
> So the way I see activities is that you can map a lot of those settings that
> are frankly all over the place onto a real-world activity.
> Plasma added a nice user interface for it and things suddenly became more
> consistent.

I agree with that.  The problem I have is with the jump from "can map
a lot of those settings" to "must map all of those settings".


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