Subject: [IMMODEST PROPOSAL] Move xscreensaver and gnome-screensaver to games
To: None <>
From: walt <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 04/14/2006 13:05:29
I hate screensavers.  Does anyone here still actually use a

Not only does xscreensaver suck up valuable CPU cycles, it
deliberately disables DPMS so that my monitor stays on all
night just so it can support the parasitic activity of

I say it is time to acknowledge that screensavers have been
made obsolete by (much) better technology, and move them to
the world of entertainment, i.e. pkgsrc/games.

I welcome any contrary opions.