[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Alerting users in case of write errors (sl#1842)
tomeu at sugarlabs.org
Fri Jun 11 05:11:07 EDT 2010
On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 20:56, Martin Abente <mabente at paraguayeduca.org> wrote:
> We really really really ... need a general notification system. :D
You may not believe it, but the shell has an implementation of
We need more activities to use it and also improve the implementation.
> On Thu, 2010-06-10 at 14:39 -0400, Frederick Grose wrote:
>> On Thu, Jun 10, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Anish Mangal
>> <anishmangal2002 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I was planning on fixing sl#1842  but I'm not sure what
>> should be
>> the correct method of alerting users incase a write error does
>> Should I popup a dialog box, or use alerts like the one used
>> in chat,
>> sugar-commander? Suggestions welcome.
>>  http://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/1842,
>> An alert like a chat or Activity sharing invitation would be nice, but
>> one with a more visible signal is needed.
>> I imagine an alert icon that rises out of the Frame, enlarges and
>> glows for a few moments, then settles back to the Frame, but then
>> shows a glowing edge or corona and bumps up slightly every 15 or 30
>> seconds in case the learner was focused on another Activity at the
>> time the alert was first displayed (or just decided to postpone
>> attention to the alert and then forgot about the pending need for
>> Of course, the icon should be clickable and reveal a useful palette of
>> actions at any point in its lifetime.
>> New alerts with behavior like the above would be welcome for
>> invitations as well as errors.
>> Thanks! --Fred
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