idle detection

Sean Egan seanegan at
Thu Jul 26 01:23:53 EDT 2007

On 7/25/07, John Bailey <rekkanoryo at> wrote:
> 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
> the moment?

When you boil down to it, it's not much more extreme than once every 5
seconds, the previous timeout.

My biggest concern is that when you're idle, that's when you'd prefer
to have Pidgin sleep most to keep the CPU in low-power mode as long as


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