[sugar] Landing patches about the network devices UI
Mon Aug 25 08:53:25 EDT 2008
On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 14:19, Marco Pesenti Gritti <mpgritti at gmail.com> wrote:
> we have a couple of patches that should be ready to be reviewed by
> tomorrow, which solves several issues with the UI of network devices.
> #6944 UI confuses which AP you are connected to
> #3993 The color of network icon in Home view becomes white after
> restarting Sugar.
> #2866 Network Manager GUI doesn't report success or failure
> #6995 Add a mesh device to the frame and remove mesh devices from
> Neighborhood view
> The tickets are a little confusing, so let me summarize what the patches does:
> 1 Adds "IP address" to the mesh & wireless palettes, with associated
> changes to their model classes.
> 2 Removes the "Disconnect" or "Turn On/off" entries from the
> wireless/mesh palettes.
> 3 Makes both frame icons pulse.
> 4 Don't show the mesh icons in the mesh view, instead show them in the frame.
> 5 Fix some iconsistency in the icon states by cleaning up the code.
http://dev.laptop.org/ticket/6944#comment:5 suggests this may help for
the "Neighborhood view shows my AP twice" bug, #7415.
> mtd did quite a bit of testing on them already, but they are pretty
> invasive and there is some risk of regressions.
> My opinion is:
> 2 is controversial and should be left as is for 8.2
> 1, 5 are important and we should try to get them in.
> 4 would be nice to have but I don't consider it essential.
> 3 should be delayed unless it's small and it's easier to take it then
> to refactor patches.
> 1,3,5 has been submitted for review as patch A. 2, 4 will be submitted
> today as patch B. My suggestion would be:
> * Rip off 3 from patch A if it's worth it and land it for 8.2.0 (before Friday)
> * Do *not* land patch B for 8.2.0
> mtd has some free time today, so if we can let him know what we want
> and don't want to land soon it would be great.
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