[Sugar-devel] [IAEP] [PATCH] add clock frame device
martin at martindengler.com
Mon May 11 04:49:34 EDT 2009
On Fri, May 08, 2009 at 08:10:54PM -0400, Eben Eliason wrote:
> A few thoughts.
> 1. I think that we need to show the leading 0 when the hour is a one
> digit number, eg. 08:07. Otherwise everything in the Frame is going to
> shift depending on the time.
Only twice a day. I tried it with the leading zero first and thought
it looked ugly. It'll be easy enough to customise (I've made it
gconf-aware, of course). But I'll change that to the default.
> 2. I find the radio buttons a little odd. I wonder if we could have a
> single menu item that either a) reads "Use 24 hour clock" and uses a
> checkmark to show its state or b) toggles between "Use 24 hour clock"
> and "Use 12 hour clock" when clicked.
> 3. We could expose some more useful info in the palette, both primary
> and secondary.
> The primary palette, for instance, could read:
> My Clock
I wish we could get something more useful than that in the primary
palette, but I agree it's consistent.
> Friday, May 8, 2009
Sure. I think I'll make the secondary palette a gconf-setting as
well, for more ease of customisation.
> The secondary palette should have a nice little inline calendar as
I knew you were going to ask for that!
> 4. This is another future suggestion: we've talked in the past about
> having an option on various devices which jumps directly to the
> corresponding section of settings. This device should have a "Show
> Date & TIme Settings" option when we add that capability.
Cool. Not sure whether that is available now...
> 5. Finally, I'd like to see if it's at all readable if we limit the
> clock to a single unit like the rest of the devices icons.
Shudder -- I don't think it will be, but will try it out.
> I'll try to make some mockups of all of these thoughts before
> tomorrow's design meeting. Let me know your thoughts on the
To save people time digging them out:
Thanks for spending the time on these/this subject.
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