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Subject: Re: Tracker cleanup week!

Re: Tracker cleanup week!

From: Dominik Riebeling <dominik.riebeling_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 2008 21:19:07 +0100

On Tue, Nov 25, 2008 at 6:59 PM, alex wallis
<alexwallis646_at_googlemail.com> wrote:
> possibly, but some people might have there timeouts set to very long
> periods, or might have there screens using a lot of power.

Define "screen that uses a lot of power" ... there are none. The only
one could be the wps. And the backlight uses way more power than an
LCD.

> This way, with the extra setting you can still use a very long timeout if
> you like but have the convenience of a quick shut down.

I still fail to see a point in such a feature. I usually just put hold
on and wait for the idle shutdown, and I'm pretty sure the power
consumption isn't noticeable in daily use. So hold enabled is
basically off for me.

 - Dominik
Received on 2008-11-25


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