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Re: RFC: Disabling blinking cursor by default



On Mon, 2009-02-02 at 20:18 -0500, Dimi Paun wrote:
> On Mon, 2009-02-02 at 19:29 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > the point is most people won't care enough either way. And if we
> > disable it then we save power on each machine.
> 
> I can speak from personal experience with customers that people care
> about a blinking cursor. They are used to it, and when it goes away
> they are upset.
> 
> > More power saved == less energy used == yay for the world.
> 
> The amount of energy used is minimal. This is not the way to go
> about it. We should have a "Power Manager" that should have a
> selector between:
>    Min power     Default    Max performance
> 
> setting, and the "Min power" stuff should disable the cursor
> for the people that care for the 1W.
> 
> Don't force this sort of stuff on people like that.
> 

you mean in the same way you're forcing the use of more power on me?


-sv



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