Re: on suspend
- From: "Allan E. Registos" <allan registos smpc steniel com ph>
- To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: on suspend
- Date: Wed, 04 May 2011 07:47:20 +0800
On Wednesday, 04 May, 2011 07:05 AM, Jesse Hutton wrote:
Why is Gnome Shell relying so heavily on something that is notoriously
difficult to make work across a wide array of hardware configurations?
The developers and designers must have their reasons, but I have the
same question as you have. Only Microsoft and Apple have valid reasons
to do _something_ like this since:
> Apple owned their hardware
> Microsoft will expect computer manufacturers to bundle their hardware
with drivers _out_of_the_box_.
> We cannot expect computer manufacturers to support all versions of
the Linux kernel at the same time. So power management like "Suspend"
won't work across the board.
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