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SubjectRe: [RFD] Automatic suspend
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Am Monday 16 February 2009 23:51:16 schrieb Pavel Machek:
> > The user, however, may want to forcibly put a device into a low power state
> > without stopping all of the applications that depend on it (eg. have it open).
> > Do you think that we shouldn't allow users to do such things?
>
> I don't think we should do this... of you want device to be powered
> down, just don't keep it open. revoke should be enough :-).

Keeping a device open also guarantees identity. Secondly you may
not have opened a device yourself and indeed be unable to do so.

Regards
Oliver



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