The return of the clocks of death (this time in the new gnome logout dialogs)

Guillaume Desmottes cass at
Mon Jan 30 10:52:44 GMT 2006

Le dimanche 29 janvier 2006 à 17:58 -0800, Corey Burger a écrit :
> Hello all,
> I was most distressed when I installed the daily from yesterday and
> saw the new rather cool logout dialogs from gnome (not the one manu is
> working on). On these dialogs are countdown clocks. Yes, GIANT CLOCKS
> OF DEATH!!!! Oh no, run around screaming, you are going to be logged
> out in 59 seconds and counting!!!! (excuse me, the preceding was way
> too much fun to write)
> In all seriousness, as Brandon Hale pointed out, these are actually
> worse than other clocks that have existed because these ones have real
> potential for accidental data loss.

I Agree.  I don't understand the purpose of this clock except to stress
me. :)


Guillaume Desmottes <cass at>
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