Re: Unifying the logout dialog, session management thoughts

On Thu, 2008-01-10 at 09:43 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Le mercredi 09 janvier 2008, à 21:46 -0800, Ted Gould a écrit :
> > On Tue, 2008-01-08 at 14:03 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> > > I don't think we need a new module. Dan and Lucas have worked on a new
> > > gnome-session with a dbus API. The dialog itself will be moved to
> > > gnome-session, since we'll be able to do what we want with the dbus API.
> > 
> > So, in the short term would it make sense for Josselin to put the code
> > into gnome-session so that the dialog could be displayed with a
> > "gnome-session-save --kill --show-dialog"  Then the dialog can end up in
> > the newer code when it has a DBUS interface.
> Not sure which dialog you're talking about? We have two dialogs in
> gnome-panel for this :-)

Yes, so I'm suggesting that they be moved to gnome-session, and be
activated via the command line program.  From Josselin's e-mail:

> since the logout/shutdown dialog boxes have been in gnome-panel, there
> is a double inconsistency across the desktop:
>       * unsynchronized code duplication for GDM integration, and the
>         same could arise for g-p-m communication code;
>       * UI inconsistency between the default logout dialog (spawned by
>         the panel) and the gnome-session dialog (e.g. triggered by
> g-p-m
>         when you hit the power button).

So getting them out of GNOME Panel and exclusively in GNOME session
would solve the problem of the duplication.


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