On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 04:44:43PM +0100, Holger Macht wrote:
> On 03/08/2010 04:25 PM, Oswald Buddenhagen wrote:
> > On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 12:12:04PM +0100, Holger Macht wrote:
> >> Frequencies are switched in microseconds these days.
> > that's utterly irrelevant in this context.
> I was talking about dynamic frequency adjustments, switching from lower
> to higher frequency.
it's still utterly irrelevant for the paragraph it was referring to. ;)
> >>> also, perceived slowness of the machine has a psychological effect of
> >>> not demanding too much of it, i.e., it changes the usage pattern to
> >>> something more power-friendly.
> >> You don't notice the difference from using ondemand vs. performance,
> >> really.
> > i'm talking about powersave vs. anything performance-oriented.
> I'm not.
that just confirms that you entirely missed the point.
> Anyway...this has been discussed a hundred times on all kind of
> different lists. I won't convince you.
no, you won't, because you believe you have been enlightened and that
people should just believe you.
a far more workable approach would be understanding the requirements
people bring up, analyzing them and proposing solutions for them (like
in the quoted mail from Matthew Garret). removing a needed feature
without replacement is simply no option.