[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#435089: Bug#435089: xfce4-mailwatch-plugin: please allow an interval under the minute

Cyril Brulebois cyril.brulebois at enst-bretagne.fr
Sun Jan 13 13:06:24 UTC 2008

On 13/01/2008, Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> I don't really think it's a good idea to have an interval under the
> minute, for remote server (especially for widely use one). They are
> not meant to be refreshed that often, especially with dozen or more
> users.  That would induce a load to high on them. Incitating users to
> have a refresh time like 5 or 10 minute is better, imho.

\o/ second-guessing. Hm. Well, OK, makes sense; stupid users. :p

> OTOH, when using local mails, there is no real need to have a refresh
> time. Using fam/gamin would be a cool solution (but maybe a too strong
> dependency for a mailwatch plugin, but as it's already a Recommends:
> of thunar and xfdesktop...).

Indeed, that'd be a really better way to do it. In the meanwhile, genmon
iz da rox.

> I've forwarded the bug upstream, we'll see what they say about it.



Cyril Brulebois
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