fso bug/oddity

Tilman Baumann tilman at baumann.name
Wed Sep 17 19:19:30 CEST 2008

Michael 'Mickey' Lauer wrote:
>>> How do these programs know each other? Are all supposed to concurrently
>>> program the RTC? => Boom.
>> That's why i'm suggesting this abstraction.
>> Programms should never set the rtc. They should just tell the backend
>> that they need a timer for a specific time, and the backend can then
>> make sure the system is running at this time and inform the client about
>> the event.
> Heh, sounds we're on the same page then.
> org.freesmartphone.Device.RealtimeClock always belonged to the lower level 
> dbus interfaces in my thinking (as are most of the other .Device.* ones). I 
> want to use this from the PIM agent, but not from any app.

Aaah, yes the Device namespace. Makes sense.
But why not cut the intermediate layer? the pim agent will most likely 
be not the only app which needs wakeup times.

But i guess we have the same idea about how it sould be.

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