david at lang.hm
david at lang.hm
Sat Jan 24 13:04:07 EST 2009
On Sat, 24 Jan 2009, Michael Stone wrote:
> David -- why quibble over ohm when you've got NM and HAL to worry about?
NM (network manager) I can (and frequently do) disable.
HAL is starting to become more of a problem. very recently it was very
easy to ignore it, the lasest X.org releases make it hard, but I haven't
yet dug into it enough to be sure that they won't work without it vs using
it for defaults but still allowing you to specify things manually if it's
> Paul -- why are the /sys nodes only writable by root?
> On 1/24/09, david at lang.hm <david at lang.hm> wrote:
>> On Sat, 24 Jan 2009, Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 3:43 PM, <pgf at laptop.org> wrote:
>>>> but if ohmd is going to be in the middle, then the published
>>>> api for requesting those changes should be more transparent than
>>>> requiring every application be in python and have knowledge of
>>> There is no python dependency and I personally have no problems with a
>>> dep on dbus. Leaving aside technical considerations about dbus, pretty
>>> much everything in the desktop land requires it these days (and ohm is
>>> heavily based on it afaik). It's not worth to resist the flow ;)
>> so is there a standard that says that every desktop must use dbus now? If
>> so I missed the memo.
>> I don't have much of a problem with any individual desktop deciding they
>> want to use dbus (gnome, kde, etc) as I still have the choice to use other
>> systems (lxde, windowmaker, etc)
>> but to make fundamantal control of the hardware require dbus seems like a
>> signficant step.
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