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    Default UPower 1.0 Release Is Moving Closer

    Phoronix: UPower 1.0 Release Is Moving Closer

    The 1.0 release of UPower, the abstraction layer for enumerating power devices and other power-related tasks that were formerly handled by HAL and then formerly known as DeviceKit-Power, is approaching...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTQ4NzY

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    Now the question is when are they going to deprecate and replace it with another technology?

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    Default Uninterruptable power supply?

    UPS?

    This only is for batteries on laptops, or this is for UPS too?

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    Quote Originally Posted by wargames View Post
    Now the question is when are they going to deprecate and replace it with another technology?
    When something better comes along. Holding onto old crap for the sake of it being old and nothing else when there's new stuff that's better is silly particularly when we're talking software, it's not like HAL or Upower are some sort of family heirloom passed down through the generations that you're now in possession of. There shouldn't be any sentimental value to software. At least infrastructural software like this.... Games one can argue as games are an art form...

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