Re: NM tidbits

On Thu, 2006-01-26 at 10:25 -0500, David Zeuthen wrote:

> > and turn off my wireless 
> > transmitter.
> Clearly NM has the brains to do this itself and perhaps it should, at
> least when running battery. That's part of the point why we're making NM
> the single entity that controls networking. Sure, this leaves all the
> uhm people who like to configure their system to the last bit out in the
> cold but as pointed out repeatedly their are not the main audience for
> NM [1].
> As a general rule of thumbwWe should never invent options when we can do
> the right thing automatically. Vote no on the "disable networking"
> proposition.
>     David
> [1] : though if it don't cost much in terms of code / options /
> complexity let's make it work for the these people too

Adam Belay (CC'ed, but might not be on this list) has been working on
per-device power management so we can do a lot better in this category.

	Robert Love

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