Fwd: Re: Gnome Screensaver issues?

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> Von: Wouter Stomp <wouterstomp gmail com>
> An: ubuntu-devel lists ubuntu com
> Betreff: Re: Gnome Screensaver issues?
> Datum: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 23:03:39 +0100
> On 2/21/06, Diamond Software <diamondsw mac com> wrote:
> > I've been following the issues regarding Gnome Screensaver on the
> > Ubuntu community forums, and just wanted to raise it here prior to
> > the UI freeze (as suggested). In a nutshell, many screensavers
> > require options to be configured and the Gnome Screensaver has no way
> > of setting these. Performance and responsiveness have also been noted
> > as problems.
> >
> > http://www.ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=120071
> >
> With the feature freeze coming very soon now, could deviating from
> upstream and adding a configure button be seriously considered? In the
> mentioned forum thread there is practically an unanonymous consensus
> that the screensavers should be configurable.

I'm forwarding this to GNOME desktop development list. I think the
xscreensaver integration was rather a hack to show off and meant to be a
transition solution until more GNOME screensavers are available, but I
don't think there was much screensaver writing activity.

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