we have people using LXDE (including the asking for XFPM to support their desktop, by adding LXDE to the OnlySHowIn field in /e/x/autostart/xfce4-power-manager.desktop (and maybe also the settings in /u/s/applications/xfce4-power-manager-settings.desktop).
Downstream bug is at http://bugs.debian.org/674439
Considering it's a matter of preferences, I'd prefer upstream to decide on this :)
Pushed this commit to master:
Which is an extension of this commit:
Hopefully those patches do just enough for everyone :)
Marking resolved, reopen if there's something missing or a better way, thanks!