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Re: Announcement: Common Power-Management Framework

On Fri, 02 Dec 2005, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> Henrique de Moraes Holschuh <hmh@debian.org> wrote:
> > Nobody said the user can't give his input on how the service will behave.
> > That's what the GUI is for, and what configuration files are for.
> The user needs to be able to configure this without any form of
> excessive privileges, which means that some amount of policy has to be
> determined by processes running as the user. It's also important that
> this sort of thing can only be controlled by an appropriate user - if
> I'm logged in on a background VT, I shouldn't be able to trigger power
> management state transitions.


  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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