rekkanoryo at rekkanoryo.org
Wed Jul 25 23:42:14 EDT 2007
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Sean Egan wrote:
> It seems like perhaps the best thing to do is to make the IDLEMARK
> constant, currently set to 10 minutes, use the value set in that
> preference instead, and poll that frequently when not idle. When we
> are idle, we should poll very frequently (once a second, even?) to
> make sure we come back as soon as possible.
> This negates some of the power-saving goals of #1113, but if polling
> is the only way to determine idle time, that seems unavoidable.
> Is polling the only way to determine idle time?
Polling every second is a bit extreme. What's wrong with checking every minute,
using whatever minute-precision stuff Richard introduced that is escaping me at
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