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Re: Feature for F9: Bluetooth



On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 23:08 +0100, Linus Walleij wrote:
> On Thu, 14 Feb 2008, Nicolas A. Corrarello wrote:
> 
> > I found a beautiful proximity detector for bluetooth, that calls
> > gnome-screensaver -l when I'm near (and obviously unblocks when I'm
> > far). It haves a nice interface in python and it is called:
> > blueproximity.
> 
> Cool, package it.
> 
> I discussed this feature with Bastien a few weeks back, and apparently 
> IIRC this has the downside that it will drain the battery of your phone, 
> due to much heavy BT traffic. (Right Bastien?)

It's broken, and Bluetooth wasn't designed for that. YMMV obviously, but
I wouldn't want to be the one dealing with security issues that could
arise.


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