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Re: if you shutdown your pc and have apps open the apps don't "stop" the shutdown and ask to save



On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 01:24:28PM +0200, lupus wrote:
> If you shutdown your pc and have apps open the apps don't stop the
> shutdown and ask to save. Is this the fault of the apps developers or is
> because there is no function to "stop" shutdown by an app?

There's no way for an app to stop the shutdown, yeah. Imagine the annoyance
on a multiuser system if some random user left a dozen apps open and they
all pop up dialog boxes halting the shutdown on his remote screen in Uruguay
when you try to reboot the system.


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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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