Re: gnome-shell-list gnome org

Sorry, the correct place of this message is in the subject: Re: The
logic behind remove "Restart" and hide "Power Off" in User menu.

Le samedi 26 février 2011 à 20:37 +0100, Gendre Sebastien a écrit :
> Le samedi 26 février 2011 à 12:27 -0500, William Jon McCann a écrit :
> > This seems to be a very common misconception of how inhibit works.
> > The reason I chose the word inhibit was to differentiate it from
> > "block".  Inhibiting suspend does not block suspend.  An inhibit
> > informs the system proactively of a certain condition.  For example,
> > inhibiting idleness doesn't mean the system won't honor an explicit
> > user request to lock the screen (go idle).  It informs the system that
> > despite other indications of idleness (lack of mouse and keyboard
> > activity), there is something still going on (say, watching a video).
> > This information is used to inform automatic behaviors of the system.
> > So, in this case, the screen won't lock or power off automatically
> > while the inhibiting activity exists.
> > 
> > Inhibiting automatic suspend works in a similar way.  It doesn't block
> > the human initiated request to suspend.  It only informs the system
> > that automatic suspend shouldn't occur for some specific reason.
> > 
> > So, inhibit is closer to inform than mandate.  And we respect humans
> > more than apps.  But the nice thing about apps is they don't have any
> > feelings to hurt (yet).
> Sorry, but I lack the vocabulary in English to have understood: Do you
> say I have true or false?
> > > And the choice to have Suspend but not Power Off in the User menu
> > > encourages them to waste energy.
> > 
> > I'm usually inclined to ignore claims like this that don't provide any
> > supporting evidence.
> Thistsentence is really arrogant. Before becoming a programmer, I worked
> several years in the installation and repair of electronic (TV, Hi-Fi,
> etc) and I have acquired some experience in this field. I stop that
> there is 4 years old but I do not think the mentality of people have
> changed so much in such a bit of time.
> Some people, who use their computer one or two hours per day, abuse to
> standby. But if you hide the option "Power Off", those who make the
> effort to turn off their computers no longer want to do.
> We are not all computer passionate, some people use them one or two
> hours per day or less.
> Regards
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