Re: 'Switch User' action

On Sat, 2003-12-06 at 13:29, Malcolm Tredinnick wrote:
> > > The question quoted was about one user using multiple accounts. This
> > > question is not the be all and end all -- as others have pointed out,
> > > sometimes a second user wants to log in without the first user needing
> > > to log out -- but it is one of the use cases.
> > > 
> > right, I think I get your point. We really need to have a way for a user
> > to log in a new session when the screen is locked by the screensaver,
> > but it might not be so obvious to have a user switch to another session.
> > For this latter case, is then the 'New login' and 'New login in window'
> > items in 'System tools' enough?
> Um ... dude .. I had no point to make, so stop pretending that you
> understand me. I was just clarifying some terminology. :-)
then ok, I don't understand you :-) I think I mixed your mail with other
people's answers :-)

> For what it's worth, I am not really sure that allow somebody to log in
> again as themselves with a different session on the same machine is a
> use case worth spending much time on. The number of people wanting to
> use that feature must be very small. But, like I said, I have no real
> opinions here.
I don't think that's a case worth supporting on the UI. We should just
give the option to open a new session or switch to an existing session.


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