[Dextrose] [Sugar-devel] Report on Sl# 2080 , Pulsing icon delayed by 5 seconds or so.

Eben Eliason eben.eliason at gmail.com
Fri Nov 5 16:01:46 EDT 2010

On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Gonzalo Odiard <gonzalo at laptop.org> wrote:

> Hmmm, no, with Martin's below linked patch pulse colour animation is good.
>> The only extra thing I noted in my email was that the 1sec zoom effect is
>> still not showing for anything by very simple icons (Log icon is simple
>> enough, Distance is not), however the zoom effect is not showing with your
>> 'skip the first update' approach either. Fixing zoom efficiency should be
>> looked at as a separate issue.
> Is really needed the zoom?
> If we can't do it in a efficient way, may be we can use another metaphor.
> What about moving the icon from the position in the home view to the screen
> center?

I think this would be nice. In our early animated mockups, this was actually
the intent (in addition to the zoom). This should work in all zoom levels
and views. I think doing that would be beneficial even with the zoom, and
might allow us to show the zoom only on devices capable of handling it.

I don't know where else this video lives, so here's a link to my copy of it:


> I think we must do all we can to start quickly the activities.
> Gonzalo
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