xscreensave and power management

crimsun at fungus.sh.nu crimsun at fungus.sh.nu
Tue Mar 7 15:46:13 UTC 2006

On Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 04:24:24PM +0100, daniele favara wrote:
> <ogra> (only one example )
> <ogra> we once had a policy to not duplicate apps in main ...
> <ogra> buut i understand why xubuntu doesnt want gnome-screensaver
> * dholbach (n=daniel at ubuntu/member/dholbach) has joined #ubuntu-motu
> <Mithrandir> xscreensaver is a fair bit more mature than g-ss, IMO
> <ogra> power management will be a problem with it now
> <ogra> and i dont agree that its more mature if i look at integration
> <ogra> i neither agree about the implementation ....
> <ogra> but xss is more feature complete, thats for sure ...
> <ogra> (as you would expect for a >20year old software)
> what does ogra mean here ? what's the problem ?

What statement(s) are you referring to in particular?

For those of you who weren't following the conversation as it happened,
Oliver's statement is contextualised in the fact that xscreensaver
and gnome-screensaver offer very similar end features, but an Xfce-
based distribution would understandably not want the GNOME "pollution."

Daniel T. Chen            crimsun at ubuntu.com
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