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Re: detecting when the user's away

At 18:36 2/21/94 -0500, Yezdi Lashkari wrote:
>Does anyone know of a simple way to detect when a user is not
>present at the keyboard from MCL ?? I need to do some offline
>processing when the user's not around but I need a good way to
>detect this from MCL.

If you know that a front-line screen saver is running, you can use the set
of Gestalt selectors which that industry has agreed upon.  You can, for
instance, using Gestalt, easily find out that the screen saver is currently

After Dark is the one I have the details about (although not up to date).
More info if you desire.  --John

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