Re: User Switching in 2.14

On Mon, Oct 24, 2005 at 01:15:45PM +0200, Rodrigo Moya wrote:
> On Mon, 2005-10-24 at 13:33 +0800, Davyd Madeley wrote:
> > On Sat, 2005-10-22 at 15:56 -0500, James M. Cape wrote:
> > > I'd like to get fast-user switching functionality into 2.14. There are
> > > two paths, the easy way, by just including the by-now-stable FUSA applet
> > > ( ) I maintain in the Desktop Release -- it
> > > already ships in breezy universe. Alternately, the code (some of which
> > > is already used in gnome-screensaver) can be merged directly into the
> > > panel.
> > 
> > I think this really should go in. It is an important desktop component
> > to implement. While an applet works, that may just be because Apple did
> > it that way. Is there a better UI representation we can come up with?
> > 
> maybe a menu item in the Desktop menu seems a better fit?

The applet/Apple approach has the advantage that you can configure it so
that users can immediately see who is logged into a workstation. It's
very disconcerting to users when they can't find their documents because
someone switched users on them while they were getting fresh coffee.

CJ van den Berg <cj vdbonline com>

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