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Subject: Re: FS#10849 - Sleep timer options: persistent duration and start on boot

Re: FS#10849 - Sleep timer options: persistent duration and start on boot

From: Thomas Jarosch <>
Date: Tue, 16 Aug 2011 21:00:19 +0200

Am Dienstag, 16. August 2011, 00:17:43 schrieb Hayden Pearce:
> On 16/08/2011 8:55 AM, "sideral" <> wrote:
> >By default, options for System functions belong into this
> >
> > system-settings submenu. This is the settings submenu that comes up
> > when you long-select the System menu in the main menu.
> You're aware this menu is a duplicate of Settings - General Settings -
> System right?
> So I wouldn't say they "belong" to that menu any more than they do the
> Settings menu.
> I'm completely in favour of moving Time & Date to Settings and renaming
> System to About.

Let's not do everything in one go. Normal users don't like it if developers
shuffle around menu entries with every release.

The idea was to get that patch commited after it was sitting for about two
years in flyspray. As it changes the current behavior in an incompatible way,
I made a proposal for a minimal invasive change to it.

Here's another proposal: Commit the patch with the suggested changes (so that
manual sleep timer selection is still possible) and then discuss how things
should go further in the future (like renaming 'System' to 'About' etc.).

Best regards,
Received on 2011-08-16

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