battery plasmoid and remaining time..

Casper Clemence maninalift at
Thu May 14 13:48:01 CEST 2009

2009/5/14 Sebastian Kügler <sebas at>:
> On Thursday 14 May 2009 11:13:22 Aaron J. Seigo wrote:
>> > The time remaining gives at least an approximation of what the user can
>> > expect, and does so in a *meaningful* way (by providing an absolute
>> > number).
>> it is not an absolute number, it's a made up number. it's a guess. you call
>> it an absolute number only because it comes in cardinal digit form.
> It's not made up, as far as I can see it's remaining capacity / current
> discharge rate. So it does tell you when your battery runs out if you keep
> doing what you're doing right now.
> Maybe a good point is to think about how we can make this more clear to the
> user.

"20 mins power left at at current usage" ?

...still my first interest would be the % charge, this would be
secondary if still perhaps useful.

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