On 11/15/2005 03:46 AM, Gain Paolo Mureddu wrote:
Christopher Aillon wrote:
> On 11/14/2005 04:32 PM, leon wrote:
>> But is it possible to enable 'Suspend the computer' in the logout
>> easily or do I need to patch say gdm?
> The point is the logout dialog is the wrong place to put that
> choice. Suspending is not a function of logging out; nor is the vice
> versa. When you resume from a suspend, you want your desktop session
> to be in the same state as you left it -- logged in, with all your
> applications the way you left them. A logout will clear your current
> session and all session services, and force you to log in once again
> almost as if you rebooted your machine. They are completely separate
Why not put it, then in the Desktop drop down menu *along* with
log-out, so you'd have log-out *and* suspend in the same menu, but
doing different actions?
That's what Ray suggested earlier in the thread, and something I agree
with. This discussion is best had in a bug report, though.