gnome-shell-extensions-alternative-status-menu installed by default?

Andre Robatino robatino at
Mon Aug 8 09:54:01 UTC 2011

Rahul Sundaram <metherid <at>> writes:

> As the maintainer and use of this extension,  I don't think Fedora
> should be installing extensions by default. As a general principle,  if
> some extension is so popular that it must be installed by default to
> provide a better experience for end user,  this functionality must be
> merged in GNOME Shell directly.    Extensions are great for more fringe
> functionality or to prototype new features but they shouldn't be
> installed by default typically.   From what I hear in the desktop
> summit,  Owen Taylor seems to be interested in providing a power off
> option directly for the next version of GNOME and that should solve this
> particular concern

What prompted me to suggest this was the comment referring to (German article). Google's German
translation isn't very readable but AFAICT it seemed to confirm the poster's
claim that there wasn't expected to be a Power Off option in 3.2.

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