[Sugar-devel] [DESIGN] Reflect internet connectivity in the 'Network' frame icon
quozl at laptop.org
Tue Feb 15 18:37:48 EST 2011
On Tue, Feb 15, 2011 at 08:57:01AM -0500, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> Going back to your original post to note something important: these
> statuses aren't important _just_ to show in the UI. This should be a
> system status property that can be queried by activities and by
> cronjobs / cli utils.
I disagree. It should not be queried by activities or other
applications. Doing so would greatly enlarge the scope of the feature.
NetworkManager already has sufficient functionality for reporting the
state of a network connection.
What this thread was discussing was providing the user with a
measurement of internet connectivity, in addition to what NetworkManager
and the Neighbourhood View already provides. I think we should stick to
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