[Dextrose] Messages notification UI look and feel, request for help :)
martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 11:26:36 EST 2010
On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 12:45 PM, Walter Bender <walter.bender at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 8, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Martin Abente
> <martin.abente.lahaye at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hey Eben :)
> > I am currently working on a messages notification extensions for dextrose
> > (guess it will be hard to make it land on sugar main stream) but I was
> > wondering if you could give me a hand with the UI design (mock-ups)?
> > What we basically aim for is a simple message bubble (gnome-like) to
> > messages like:
> > * Your battery is running out.
> > * Could not connect to GSM network.
> > * Journal is almost full.
> > * Datastore crashed unexpectedly.
> > * Automatic backup is running.
> > * Etc...
> Have you considered modeling your messages on the message system used
> in Browse for downloads?
I don't much about it, but I will take a look :). What i am currently
thinking is just to extend the current frame notification system (the one
being used for activities collaboration, clipboard, etc) to also support
text message displaying.
> > As you see, there are basically 2 types of messages (more or less)
> > Informative messages and Error messages. Also I will have to implement a
> > messages manager so the users can simply browse through the last events
> > (messages), and maybe add more extensions like action buttons, i,e:
> > send-bug-report button, disable APM, stop-backup(?!, just random
> > Would be great if you could help me with some UI design ideas :)
> > Thanks,
> > Martin (tch) Abente
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> Walter Bender
> Sugar Labs
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