3D screensavers - separate package

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Dec 17 18:42:47 UTC 2003

> A much simpler and more elegant solution is to ship good screensavers 
> (whether 3d or not) and have the OpenGL-based screensavers categorized 
> as such.  In terms of hardware support, set the default to a non-3d one 
> (ideally a simple "Fedora" themed screensaver).
> No hardware detection needed.  3d screensavers are still shipped, and a 
> few would be included by default.  No OpenGL screensaver crashes as a 
> result, too...
> The GNOME screensaver suggestion may help us out in this area 
> (eventually), if it gets implemented:
> http://mail.gnome.org/archives/desktop-devel-list/2003-November/msg00407.html
> Either way, a more sane default is a good thing.  (:

No matter what happens, how about having the gnome and kde default
screensaver be 'blank' or 'fedora' instead of 'random'


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