[haiku-appserver] Re: Overlay support

  • From: "Rudolf" <drivers.be-hold@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-appserver@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 25 Apr 2006 12:45:43 +0200 CEST

Hi,

> Hi,
> 
> I think since the application not responding within the timeout is 
> not
> supposed to happen anyways, the app_server might as well ask the user 
> in
> this very unlikely case if it is ok to kill the application. I 
> wouldn't like
> to lose any data either. The assumption that the application is not
> responding means it is hung anyways is just that - an assumption. 
> Many BeOS
> apps are not *that* well written (making no exception for myself 
> here), so
> an app "misbehaving" might have all kinds of reasons. Still, as a 
> user, I
> would not like losing data if only for the reason that a programmer
> overlooked something. Why should I have to suffer for a fault someone 
> else
> did?

Sounds like something like this: 
- a message: please save your work inside this app, and then press 
continue which will kill the app ;-)

Rudolf.


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