Re: [Usability] Screensaver and idle time

--- William Jon McCann <mccann jhu edu> wrote:
> Right, we haven't come up with a good way to
> describe this.  This is 
> partly due to the problem I described above in that
> this function is 
> scoped wider than just screensaver stuff.
> In the UI review we just gave up.  We probably
> should have tried harder 
> to get this right.  Sometimes there just isn't
> enough time to get it 
> perfect.
> Perhaps we could have used "desktop" instead of
> "session" and "inactive" 
> instead of "idle" to avoid *new* jargon.

I have been giving this some more thought.

For the idle time label, how about one of:

"Treat the computer as idle after:" * minutes
"Treat the computer as idle after this length of
"Treat the computer as idle after this length of time
without user input."

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