Screensaver to be or not to be (was: Re: Security Audit Request for Screenlocker Branch)

Michael Pyne mpyne at kde.org
Tue Oct 11 22:47:52 BST 2011


On Tuesday, October 11, 2011 20:54:42 Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> BUT: running them automatically because you're away and the system is
> idle is simply not a justifiable (anymore)

With all due respect, and with full agreement that screen savers are not in 
general required to *protect the screen*... who are you to unilaterally 
declare what is and is not justifiable for a user to want to do with their own 
computer?

Do you mean that it is not justifiable by the reasoning of protecting the 
screen from damage? Because if so screensavers haven't been required for their 
original purpose for years and years now, that's nothing new.

Regards,
 - Michael Pyne
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