[Sugar-devel] Dashboard Project Meeting Logs (19/08/2019)
hrishipatel99 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 20 13:11:34 EDT 2019
Thanks for the suggestions.
I agree with you for the naming of the widget.
I've considered using Cairo approach and will start working on it soon.
Sorry for the confusion about me using Sugar V1, I am not proposing for a
version jump. We could release this feature in the next version (maybe
Regards, Hrishi P.
On Wed, Aug 21, 2019 at 3:06 AM James Cameron <quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
> Thanks for the meeting logs.
> On feature name;
> * your feature dynamically selects from three sets of three icons,
> without using badges or drawing, based on journal size (as an
> achievement), and available disk space,
> * your nine icons differ primarily in size, thickness, and shape,
> * the source code defines this user interface element as the buddy
> icon (buddyicon.py), with an attached floating menu palette
> * in discussions, my references to this element have been "buddy
> * some old documentation (help.sugarlabs.org) hasn't yet been changed
> to this naming, patches welcome,
> So I suggest a feature name of "Buddy Icon Variable Appearance" or
> "Buddy Icon Progress".
> On implementing with Cairo;
> * you have currently restricted journal size and disk space to three
> steps each, with battery in the tooltip,
> * using Cairo gives you unrestricted resolution in expressing values
> such as journal size, disk space, and battery,
> * using Cairo gives you opportunities to animate the icon, to express
> values such as battery state of charge, CPU temperature, or network
> * there's lots of Cairo drawing code in Sugar activities,
> * can still use your SVGs as basis for drawing the shapes, by
> converting the strokes to Cairo.
> On next version of Sugar;
> * the next version is going to be 0.115,
> * it follows on from 0.114,
> * it will contain the Port to Python 3, and TelepathyGLib, which is a
> minor change,
> * there are too many bugs to release any time soon,
> * artificially renumbering to 1.x is not in my plans.
> Hope that helps!
> James Cameron
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