My Fedora 15 beta experiences so far

Pasha R at
Tue May 31 07:34:34 UTC 2011

On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:17 AM, drago01 <drago01 at> wrote:
> On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 8:45 AM, Pasha R < at> wrote:
>> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 6:27 PM, Jason D. Clinton <me at> wrote:
>>> On Mon, May 30, 2011 at 05:29, Pasha R < at> wrote:
>>>> Probably, inability to configure your screensaver is much more
>>>> noticeable than inability to stop copy operation. :)
>>> Now *that* is intentional.
>> Care to explain the logic behind this? Because it is really beyond my
>> understanding.
> Screensavers has lost there use years ago.
> With today's screens they don't really "save" anything but simply
> waste power for no reason whatever.
> I never understand why anyone would want anything but "power down the
> screen" in that case. What is the point of the fancy
> graphics when no one is looking at it anyway?

Well, some of my family members actually enjoy looking family pictures
that picture screensaver was displaying.

What is really makes me nervous is how easily people use these "no
one" arguments. Have anyone really conducted such study? In my work,
almost everyone configures screensaver to something different from
system default one. So, somehow, they find an ability to configure
screensaver actually useful.

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