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From Steve Loughran <ste...@apache.org>
Subject Re: JSR 307
Date Wed, 27 Sep 2006 16:34:15 GMT
Steve Loughran wrote:

> Vista: Better than WinXP, they say :)

see http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/pnppwr/powermgmt/PM_apps.mspx

-Notice how the APIs are all C-level and not in the C# space.
-there's a new state, "AWAY_MODE", which is effectively "pretending to 
be off"; you can do work there, discreetly. Its for media centres and a 
spam relays, I guess.
-there is a test tool to put the system through various states, but that 
comes in the (paid for) DDK, so isnt freely available.

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